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Shares of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) inched 0.59% higher to $294.85 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.83% to 4,399.76 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.98% to 34,754.94. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. closed $10.99 short of its 52-week high ($305.84), which the company reached on August 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose 0.91% to $143.29, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (GOOGL) rose 1.21% to $2,784.50, and SAP SE ADR (SAP.XE) fell 0.07% to $135.66. Trading volume (20.2 M) remained 1.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 22.0 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 7, 2021.
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October 07, 2021 16:32 ET (20:32 GMT)
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