Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +0.45% inched 0.23% higher to $2,780.66 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 -0.09% falling 0.08% to 4,354.19 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.33% falling 0.15% to 33,919.84. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $144.42 below its 52-week high ($2,925.08), which the company achieved on September 1st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -0.34% rose 0.34% to $143.43, Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +0.03% rose 0.17% to $294.80, and Facebook Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/205064656/composite FB +1.56% rose 0.50% to $357.48. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 14,952 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.