Shares of Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.16% slid 0.44% to $236.41 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.59% falling 0.21% to 3,647.29 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.82% falling 0.43% to 29,134.99. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Microsoft Corp. closed $113.26 short of its 52-week high ($349.67), which the company achieved on November 22nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +0.68% rose 0.66% to $151.76, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/lastsale GOOGL -0.51% fell 0.68% to $97.50, and SAP SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/207905606/composite SAP +0.61% fell 0.64% to $79.12. Trading volume (26.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 24.4 M.