Shares of Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -2.39% dropped 0.97% to $246.79 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.80% falling 1.02% to 3,744.52 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.35% falling 1.15% to 29,926.94. The stock's fall snapped a three-day winning streak. Microsoft Corp. closed $102.88 short of its 52-week high ($349.67), which the company achieved on November 22nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -2.90% fell 0.66% to $145.43, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -2.84% fell 0.01% to $101.42, and SAP SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/207905606/composite SAP -2.51% fell 0.94% to $86.36. Trading volume (20.1 M) remained 4.9 million below its 50-day average volume of 25.0 M.