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Microsoft Corp. stock outperforms market despite losses on the day

MarketWatch logo MarketWatch 3/4/2021 MarketWatch Automation
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Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT sank 0.36% to $226.73 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 1.34% to 3,768.47 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 1.11% to 30,924.14. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Microsoft Corp. closed $19.40 short of its 52-week high ($246.13), which the company achieved on February 16th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc. AAPL fell 1.58% to $120.13, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 1.12% to $2,033.93, and SAP SE ADR SAP fell 0.88% to $122.04. Trading volume (44.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 27.7 M.

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