Shares of Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +0.02% 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 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.38% falling 1.29% to 4,228.48 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.47% 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. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +0.31% fell 1.51% to $171.52, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -1.82% fell 2.46% to $117.21, and SAP SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/207905606/composite SAP +0.31% 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.