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Dec. 6, 2021, 4:31 p.m. EST

Meta Platforms Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Shares of Meta Platforms Inc. (NAS:FB) rose 3.59% to $317.87 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index (NASDAQ:COMP) rising 0.93% to 15,225.15 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 1.87% to 35,227.03. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Meta Platforms Inc. closed $66.46 short of its 52-week high ($384.33), which the company reached on September 1st.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Microsoft Corp. (NAS:MSFT) rose 0.98% to $326.19, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) rose 0.81% to $2,863.10, and Twitter Inc. (NYS:TWTR) rose 5.70% to $44.47. Trading volume (21.5 M) remained 2.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 23.6 M.

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