Shares of Microsoft Corp. rose 2.07% to $250.79 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.88% to 4,229.89 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.52% to 34,756.39. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Microsoft Corp. closed $12.40 below its 52-week high ($263.19), which the company achieved on April 27th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. rose 1.90% to $125.89, Alphabet Inc. Cl A rose 1.96% to $2,393.57, and SAP SE ADR rose 1.48% to $139.88. Trading volume (25.0 M) remained 667,449 below its 50-day average volume of 25.7 M.