Oct. 21, 2021, 4:31 p.m. EDT

Microsoft Corp. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of Microsoft Corp. (NAS:MSFT) advanced 1.09% to $310.76 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.30% to 4,549.78 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.02% to 35,603.08. Microsoft Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $309.70, which the company achieved on October 20th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc. (NAS:AAPL) rose 0.15% to $149.48, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) rose 0.08% to $2,837.72, and SAP SE ADR (NYS:SAP) fell 2.92% to $139.46. Trading volume (16.6 M) remained 6.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 22.8 M.

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