Shares of Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +0.98% inched 0.64% higher to $310.11 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.17% rising 0.18% to 4,574.79 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.87% rising 0.04% to 35,756.88. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Microsoft Corp. closed $0.98 short of its 52-week high ($311.09), which the company achieved on October 22nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +2.15% rose 0.46% to $149.32, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +0.81% rose 1.35% to $2,786.17, and SAP SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/207905606/composite SAP +2.80% rose 0.70% to $145.73. Trading volume (25.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 22.7 M.