Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A slid 1.77% to $2,728.98 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.24% to 4,350.65 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.34% to 34,378.34. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $196.10 below its 52-week high ($2,925.08), which the company achieved on September 1st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. fell 0.91% to $141.51, Microsoft Corp. fell 0.46% to $292.88, and Facebook Inc. Cl A fell 0.52% to $323.77. Trading volume (1.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.