Microsoft Corp. stock rises Friday, still underperforms market

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Shares of Microsoft Corp. advanced 1.18% to $224.93 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 2.28% to 3,895.08 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 2.13% to 33,630.61. The stock’s rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Microsoft Corp. closed $98.48 short of its 52-week high ($323.41), which the company reached on January 12th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. rose 3.68% to $129.62, Alphabet Inc. Cl C rose 1.60% to $88.16, and Alphabet Inc. Cl A rose 1.32% to $87.34. Trading volume (42.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 31.0 M.

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