Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A FB inched 0.63% higher to $303.04 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP rising 0.87% to 14,138.78 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.18% to 33,981.57. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $12.84 short of its 52-week high ($315.88), which the company achieved on April 8th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT rose 0.15% to $261.55, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 0.43% to $2,309.93, and Twitter Inc. TWTR fell 0.45% to $66.72. Trading volume (16.1 M) remained 2.9 million below its 50-day average volume of 19.0 M.