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Shares of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) advanced 1.51% to $293.11 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.41% to 4,363.55 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.30% to 34,416.99. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. closed $12.73 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) rose 0.63% to $142.00, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (GOOGL) rose 1.13% to $2,751.30, and SAP SE ADR (SAP.XE) rose 1.75% to $135.75. Trading volume (27.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 22.1 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 6, 2021.
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October 06, 2021 16:32 ET (20:32 GMT)
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