Shares of Meta Platforms Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205064656/composite FB -4.23% rallied 2.40% to $330.56 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -2.72% rising 0.64% to 15,786.99 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.30% rising 0.10% to 35,754.75. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Meta Platforms Inc. closed $53.77 below 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 Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.85% rose 0.01% to $334.97, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -2.22% rose 0.62% to $2,963.73, and Twitter Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203180645/composite TWTR -6.60% rose 2.83% to $45.72. Trading volume (19.4 M) remained 4.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 23.7 M.