Microsoft Corp. stock outperforms competitors despite losses on the day


Shares of Microsoft Corp.
MSFT,
+0.21%
dropped 0.20% to $302.01 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
SPX,
+0.88%
rising 0.22% to 4,496.19 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
DJIA,
+0.69%
rising 0.11% to 35,405.50. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Microsoft Corp. closed $3.83 short of its 52-week high ($305.84), which the company achieved on August 20th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Apple Inc.
AAPL,
+0.72%
fell 0.84% to $148.36, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
GOOGL,
+1.81%
rose 0.58% to $2,841.58, and SAP SE ADR
SAP,
+1.08%
fell 0.84% to $146.98. Trading volume (18.0 M) remained 4.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 22.6 M.


Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.


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