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Meta Platforms Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of Meta Platforms Inc. (NAS:META) advanced 1.88% to $170.25 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.09% to 32,832.54 and the NASDAQ Composite Index (NASDAQ:COMP) falling 0.10% to 12,644.46. Meta Platforms Inc. closed $214.08 short of its 52-week high ($384.33), which the company reached on September 1st.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Microsoft Corp. (NAS:MSFT) fell 0.92% to $280.32, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) fell 0.14% to $117.30, and Twitter Inc. rose 0.99% to $42.94. Trading volume (27.0 M) remained 3.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 30.4 M.

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