Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +1.05% advanced 1.05% to $292.85 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.16% rising 0.16% to 4,468.00 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.04% rising 0.04% to 35,515.38. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $291.55, which the company reached on August 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.14% rose 0.14% to $149.10, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL, +0.39% rose 0.39% to $2,754.55, and SAP SE ADR SAP, +0.37% rose 0.37% to $148.30. Trading volume (17.1 M) remained 5.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 22.1 M.
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