Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/lastsale GOOGL -2.63% inched 0.33% higher to $122.08 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -2.11% rising 0.40% to 4,297.14 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.54% rising 0.45% to 33,912.44. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $29.47 short of its 52-week high ($151.55), which the company achieved on February 2nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -4.91% rose 0.63% to $173.19 and Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.48% rose 0.53% to $293.47. Trading volume (19.4 M) remained 15.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 35.0 M.