Shares of Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +1.28% slipped 1.85% to $296.03 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.68% falling 1.89% to 4,397.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.15% falling 1.30% to 34,265.37. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Microsoft Corp. closed $53.64 short of its 52-week high ($349.67), which the company reached on November 22nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +2.21% fell 1.28% to $162.41, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +1.33% fell 2.22% to $2,607.03, and SAP SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/207905606/composite SAP +1.12% fell 0.88% to $135.80. Trading volume (56.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 29.3 M.