Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -2.69% inched 1.00% higher to $2,855.56 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -2.27% rising 0.34% to 4,486.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -2.53% falling 0.10% to 35,258.61. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $69.52 short of its 52-week high ($2,925.08), which the company reached on September 1st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -3.17% rose 1.18% to $146.55, Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -2.44% rose 1.01% to $307.29, and Facebook Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/205064656/composite FB -2.33% rose 3.26% to $335.34. Trading volume (983,149) remained 300,073 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.