Facebook Inc. Cl A stock falls Tuesday, underperforms market

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Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A FB shed 0.76% to $283.40 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP rising 0.50% to 12,582.77 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.35% to 30,173.88. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $21.27 short of its 52-week high ($304.67), which the company reached on August 26th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT rose 0.80% to $216.01, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL fell 0.31% to $1,811.33, and Twitter Inc. TWTR fell 0.98% to $47.43. Trading volume (10.7 M) remained 7.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 18.5 M.

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