Facebook Inc. Cl A stock rises Wednesday, still underperforms market

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Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A FB, +0.20% inched 0.20% higher to $333.64 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, +0.47% rising 0.47% to 14,501.91 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.30% rising 0.30% to 34,416.99. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $50.69 below its 52-week high ($384.33), which the company achieved on September 1st.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +1.51% rose 1.51% to $293.11, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL, +1.13% rose 1.13% to $2,751.30, and Twitter Inc. TWTR, +2.39% rose 2.39% to $61.29. Trading volume (26.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 14.7 M.

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