Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT slid 0.17% to $243.79 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.44% to 3,913.97 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.38% to 31,493.34. Microsoft Corp. closed $2.34 below its 52-week high ($246.13), which the company reached on February 16th.
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The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc. AAPL fell 0.86% to $129.71, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL fell 0.60% to $2,105.81, and SAP SE ADR SAP rose 1.88% to $128.68. Trading volume (16.9 M) remained 11.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 28.3 M.