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Microsoft Corp. stock falls Friday, underperforms market

MarketWatch logo MarketWatch 12/18/2020 MarketWatch Automation
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Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT shed 0.38% to $218.59 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.35% to 3,709.41 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.41% to 30,179.05. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Microsoft Corp. closed $14.27 below its 52-week high ($232.86), which the company reached on September 2nd.

Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. AAPL fell 1.59% to $126.66, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL fell 0.82% to $1,726.22, and SAP SE ADR SAP fell 1.03% to $127.34.true Trading volume (61.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 28.3 M.

Editor's Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.


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