Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/lastsale GOOGL -0.90% advanced 3.04% to $101.64 Tuesday, 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 -0.16% rising 3.06% to 3,790.93 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.0091% rising 2.80% to 30,316.32. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $49.91 short of its 52-week high ($151.55), which the company reached on February 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -2.11% rose 2.56% to $146.10 and Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -0.59% rose 3.38% to $248.88. Trading volume (28.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 27.4 M.