Microsoft Corp. stock outperforms market on strong trading day – MarketWatch

Shares of Microsoft Corp.

rose 1.22% to $232.33 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index

falling 0.15% to 3,849.62 and Dow Jones Industrial Average

falling 0.07% to 30,937.04. This was the stock’s sixth consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. closed $0.53 below its 52-week high ($232.86), which the company achieved on September 2nd.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc.

rose 0.17% to $143.16, Alphabet Inc. Cl A

rose 0.72% to $1,907.95, and SAP SE ADR

rose 4.05% to $134.88. Trading volume (45.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 26.5 M.

Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

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