Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/lastsale GOOGL -0.90% shed 2.70% to $98.68 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.16% falling 2.80% to 3,639.66 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.0091% falling 2.11% to 29,296.79. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $52.87 short of its 52-week high ($151.55), which the company achieved on February 2nd.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -2.11% fell 3.67% to $140.09 and Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -0.59% fell 5.09% to $234.24. Trading volume (27.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 26.0 M.