Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A FB,
rose 2.54% to $ 294.68 on Thursday, on what turned out to be a favorable trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ COMP Composite Index
up 2.59% to 11,890.93 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA index,
up 1.95% to 28,390.18. It was the share’s third consecutive day of gains. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $ 9.99 below its 52-week high ($ 304.67), which the company hit on August 26.
The title showed a mixed performance against some of its competitors on Thursday, such as Microsoft Corp. MSFT,
increased 3.19% to $ 223.29, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL,
rose 0.95% to $ 1,762.50 and Twitter Inc. TWTR,
rose 2.22% to $ 43.71. Trade volume (23.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 22.0 Mio.