Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +4.20% slipped 1.34% to $2,666.15 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +2.47% falling 1.10% to 4,482.73 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.76% falling 0.89% to 34,715.39. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $353.18 below its 52-week high ($3,019.33), which the company reached on November 19th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +4.08% fell 1.03% to $164.51, Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +2.76% fell 0.57% to $301.60, and Meta Platforms Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205064656/composite FB +1.83% fell 0.95% to $316.56. Trading volume (1.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.