Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A FB slipped 1.64% to $296.52 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP falling 0.94% to 13,818.41 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.94% to 33,815.90. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $19.36 below its 52-week high ($315.88), which the company achieved on April 8th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT fell 1.31% to $257.17, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL fell 1.13% to $2,252.52, and Twitter Inc. TWTR fell 4.49% to $64.31. Trading volume (16.2 M) remained 2.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 18.9 M.