Shares of Microsoft Corp. inched 0.15% higher to $249.68 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. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Microsoft Corp. closed $13.51 short of its 52-week high ($263.19), which the company achieved on April 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. fell 0.53% to $124.61, Alphabet Inc. Cl A fell 0.25% to $2,356.85, and SAP SE ADR rose 1.14% to $139.93. Trading volume (18.1 M) remained 9.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 27.3 M.