Shares of Twitter Inc.
rose 2.97% to $68.99 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.15% to 4,079.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.05% to 33,446.26. This was the stock’s eighth consecutive day of gains. Twitter Inc. closed $11.76 short of its 52-week high ($80.75), which the company achieved on February 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp.
rose 0.82% to $249.90, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 1.35% to $2,239.03, and Facebook Inc. Cl A
rose 2.23% to $313.09. Trading volume (23.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 21.9 M.