Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/lastsale GOOGL -0.54% sank 0.68% to $97.50 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.12% falling 0.21% to 3,647.29 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.10% falling 0.43% to 29,134.99. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $54.05 short of its 52-week high ($151.55), which the company reached on February 2nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -0.34% rose 0.66% to $151.76 and Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +0.13% fell 0.44% to $236.41. Trading volume (29.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 28.2 M.