Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +0.22% slid 1.34% to $2,178.16 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.31% rising 0.01% to 3,901.36 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.40% rising 0.03% to 31,261.90. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $852.77 short of its 52-week high ($3,030.93), which the company achieved on February 2nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +0.15% rose 0.17% to $137.59, Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +0.53% fell 0.23% to $252.56, and Meta Platforms Inc. rose 1.18% to $193.54. Trading volume (2.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.