(Updates from 1:04 p.m. ET with closing information.)NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Apple (AAPL - Get Report) shares were tacking 2.97% to $461.98 after a couple of analysts were positive on the company, as momentum seemed to be going in the right direction.
Google (GOOG - Get Report) shares rose 2.64% to $861.84, hitting an all-time high, as the Internet search giant continues to see strong momentum in its products and services.
Facebook (FB - Get Report) shares were off 2.48% to $27.61, despite the social networking giant reporting strong revenue last week. Facebook earned 12 cents a share on $1.458 billion, a year-over-year increase of 38%, led by strength in mobile advertising, which accounted for 30% of total advertising revenue. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based firm was expected to earn 13 cents on a non-GAAP basis, with revenue coming in at $1.44 billion, according to analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters.
Groupon (GRPN - Get Report) shares were off 5.14% to $5.54 ahead of earnings later this week. The Chicago-based e-commerce company, which fired Andrew Mason earlier this year as its CEO, is set to report earnings after the close of trading on May 8. Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters expect the company to earn 3 cents a share on $590 million. In the year-ago quarter, Groupon earned 2 cents a share on $559.28 million in sales.
Closing prices: AAPL closed 2.4% higher at $460.71, FB fell 2.6% to $27.57, GOOG jumped 15.8% to $861.55 and GRPN dropped 6.5% to end the day at $5.46. -- Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York >Contact by Email. Follow @Chris_Ciaccia