Microsoft Corp. stock rises Tuesday, still underperforms market

Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT,
+0.41%
inched 0.41% higher to $238.50 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX,
+1.14%
rising 1.14% to 3.719.98 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
+1.12%
rising 1.12% to 30,523.80. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. closed $111.17 short of its 52-week high ($349.67), which the company reached on November 22nd.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. AAPL,
+0.94%
rose 0.94% to $143.75, Alphabet Inc. ClA GOOGL,
+0.80%
rose 0.80% to $100.77, and SAP SE ADR SAP,
+2.50%
rose 2.50% to $89.02. Trading volume (26.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 25.5 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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