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

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Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +1.29% rose 1.29% to $265.90 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +1.99% rising 1.99% to 4,057.84 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.61% rising 1.61% to 32,637.19. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. closed $83.77 below 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 Thursday, as Apple Inc. AAPL, +2.32% rose 2.32% to $143.78, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL, +1.88% rose 1.88% to $2,155.85, and SAP SE ADR SAP, +1.18% rose 1.18% to $98.47. Trading volume (24.8 M) remained 8.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 32.9 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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