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Shares of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) rallied 2.00% to $288.76 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.05% to 4,345.72 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.92% to 34,314.67. Microsoft Corp. closed $17.08 short of its 52-week high ($305.84), which the company reached on August 20th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose 1.42% to $141.11, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (GOOGL) rose 1.77% to $2,720.46, and SAP SE ADR (SAP.XE) fell 0.26% to $133.42. Trading volume (24.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 22.2 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 5, 2021.
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October 05, 2021 16:32 ET (20:32 GMT)
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