Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +1.00% inched 1.00% higher to $289.81 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.30% rising 0.30% to 4,460.83 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.04% rising 0.04% to 35,499.85. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. closed $1.74 below its 52-week high ($291.55), which the company reached on August 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc. AAPL, +2.08% rose 2.08% to $148.89, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL, +0.67% rose 0.67% to $2,743.88, and SAP SE ADR SAP, +1.73% rose 1.73% to $147.75. Trading volume (14.4 M) remained 8.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 22.4 M.
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