Shares of Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +2.35% slipped 0.33% to $308.13 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.55% rising 0.47% to 4,566.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.85% rising 0.18% to 35,741.15. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Microsoft Corp. closed $2.96 below its 52-week high ($311.09), which the company reached on October 22nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +2.26% fell 0.03% to $148.64, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +2.86% fell 0.09% to $2,748.94, and SAP SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/207905606/composite SAP +1.71% rose 2.07% to $144.72. Trading volume (16.8 M) remained 6.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 22.8 M.