Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +1.53% rose 4.20% to $2,246.33 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.82% rising 2.47% to 4,158.24 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.50% rising 1.76% to 33,212.96. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $784.60 below its 52-week high ($3,030.93), which the company reached on February 2nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +1.95% rose 4.08% to $149.64, Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +1.01% rose 2.76% to $273.24, and Meta Platforms Inc. rose 1.83% to $195.13. Trading volume (1.8 M) remained 21,083 below its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.