Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/lastsale GOOGL +0.66% slipped 0.57% to $116.63 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.30% falling 0.42% to 4,122.47 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.15% falling 0.18% to 32,774.41. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $34.92 below its 52-week high ($151.55), which the company achieved on February 2nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +1.08% rose 0.03% to $164.92 and Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -0.26% rose 0.71% to $282.30. Trading volume (19.0 M) remained 17.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 36.4 M.