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Dec. 7, 2021, 9:12 p.m. EST

Microsoft Corp. stock underperforms Tuesday when compared to competitors despite daily gains

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Shares of Microsoft Corp. (NAS:MSFT) rose 2.68% to $334.92 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 2.07% to 4,686.75 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 1.40% to 35,719.43. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. closed $14.75 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. (NAS:AAPL) rose 3.54% to $171.18, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) rose 2.87% to $2,945.39, and SAP SE ADR (NYS:SAP) rose 1.44% to $134.50. Trading volume (31.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 25.9 M.

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