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Aug. 19, 2022, 4:31 p.m. EDT

Microsoft Corp. stock outperforms competitors despite losses on the day

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Shares of Microsoft Corp. (NAS:MSFT) shed 1.39% to $286.15 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 1.29% to 4,228.48 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.86% to 33,706.74. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Microsoft Corp. closed $63.52 short of its 52-week high ($349.67), which the company reached on November 22nd.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. (NAS:AAPL) fell 1.51% to $171.52, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) fell 2.46% to $117.21, and SAP SE ADR (NYS:SAP) fell 0.91% to $91.62. Trading volume (19.9 M) remained 6.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 26.0 M.

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