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Microsoft Corp. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT inched 0.06% higher to $219.42 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.58% to 3,722.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.49% to 30,303.37. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. closed $13.44 below its 52-week high ($232.86), which the company reached on September 2nd.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc. AAPL rose 0.70% to $128.70, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL fell 0.95% to $1,740.51, and SAP SE ADR SAP rose 2.94% to $128.67. Trading volume (30.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 28.0 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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