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Twitter Inc. stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Twitter Inc. TWTR, +0.79% rose 2.74% to $61.84 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.15% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.10% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Twitter Inc. closed $18.91 short of its 52-week high ($80.75), which the company reached on February 25th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT, -0.07% rose 1.68% to $304.82, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL, +0.71% rose 1.32% to $2,888.59, and Facebook Inc. Cl A FB, +2.02% fell 0.69% to $373.92. Trading volume (13.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 11.6 M.

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