Microsoft Corp. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market – MarketWatch

Microsoft Corp. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market – MarketWatch

Microsoft Corp. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market – MarketWatch 0 0 Alan Dickson

Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +2.51% inched 0.17% higher to $258.52 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +1.42% rising 0.66% to 4,006.18 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.20% rising 0.61% to 31,774.52. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. closed $91.15 below its 52-week high ($349.67), which the company reached on November 22nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc. AAPL, +1.50% fell 0.96% to $154.46, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL, +1.96% fell 0.98% to $108.38, and SAP SE ADR SAP, +2.10% fell 0.30% to $85.31. Trading volume (20.2 M) remained 3.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 23.7 M.
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