Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/lastsale GOOGL +1.44% slid 1.77% to $119.55 Wednesday, 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 +1.22% falling 0.72% to 4,274.04 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.17% falling 0.50% to 33,980.32. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $32.00 below its 52-week high ($151.55), which the company achieved on February 2nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -3.08% rose 0.88% to $174.55 and Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +1.17% fell 0.26% to $291.32. Trading volume (22.7 M) remained 11.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 34.5 M.