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Microsoft Corp. stock rises Wednesday, still underperforms market

MarketWatch logo MarketWatch 12/8/2021 MarketWatch Automation
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Shares of Microsoft Corp. inched 0.01% higher to $334.97 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.31% to 4,701.21 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.10% to 35,754.75. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. closed $14.70 short of its 52-week high ($349.67), which the company achieved on November 22nd.


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The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Apple Inc. rose 2.28% to $175.08, Alphabet Inc. Cl A rose 0.62% to $2,963.73, and SAP SE ADR rose 0.01% to $134.52. Trading volume (24.7 M) remained 349,920 below its 50-day average volume of 25.0 M.

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

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