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Shares of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) advanced 2.30% to $264.46 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.53% to 4,067.36 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.19% to 32,151.71. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. closed $85.21 short of its 52-week high ($349.67), which the company reached on November 22nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose 1.88% to $157.37, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (GOOGL) rose 2.09% to $110.65, and SAP SE ADR (SAP.XE) rose 2.06% to $87.07. Trading volume (22.0 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 23.5 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 9, 2022.
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