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Microsoft Corp. stock underperforms Friday when compared to competitors despite daily gains

MarketWatch
MarketWatch
 2022-01-28
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Shares of Microsoft Corp.

MSFT,

+2.81%

rose 2.81% to $308.26 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index

SPX,

+2.43%

rising 2.43% to 4,431.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average

DJIA,

+1.65%

rising 1.65% to 34,725.47. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. closed $41.41 short of its 52-week high ($349.67), which the company achieved on November 22nd.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc.

AAPL,

+6.98%

rose 6.98% to $170.33, Alphabet Inc. Cl A

GOOGL,

+3.37%

rose 3.37% to $2,667.02, and SAP SE ADR

SAP,

-0.34%

fell 0.34% to $121.97. Trading volume (49.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 34.4 M.

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