Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/205064656/composite FB +2.00% inched 0.50% higher to $357.48 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +0.21% rising 0.22% to 14,746.40 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.25% falling 0.15% to 33,919.84. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $26.85 short of its 52-week high ($384.33), which the company achieved on September 1st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +0.03% rose 0.17% to $294.80, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +0.29% rose 0.23% to $2,780.66, and Twitter Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203180645/composite TWTR +1.88% rose 3.00% to $62.78. Trading volume (11.6 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 12.8 M.