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Shares of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) inched 0.54% higher to $343.11 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.14% to 4,697.96 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.75% to 35,601.98. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $342.45, which the company achieved on November 18th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose 1.70% to $160.55, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (GOOGL) fell 0.61% to $2,978.53, and SAP SE ADR (SAP.XE) fell 1.07% to $140.95. Trading volume (21.1 M) remained 3.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 24.1 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled November 19, 2021.
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November 19, 2021 16:32 ET (21:32 GMT)
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