Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A inched 0.83% higher to $2,751.64 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.30% to 4,363.80 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.00% to 34,377.81. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $173.44 short of its 52-week high ($2,925.08), which the company reached on September 1st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Apple Inc. fell 0.42% to $140.91, Microsoft Corp. rose 1.17% to $296.31, and Facebook Inc. Cl A rose 0.24% to $324.54. Trading volume (976,506) remained 282,884 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.