Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A shed 0.25% to $2,356.85 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.08% to 4,204.11 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.19% to 34,529.45. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $74.53 below its 52-week high ($2,431.38), which the company reached on April 28th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. fell 0.53% to $124.61, Microsoft Corp. rose 0.15% to $249.68, and Facebook Inc. Cl A fell 1.21% to $328.73. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 552,568 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.