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Oct. 26, 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) inched 0.64% higher to $310.11 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.18% to 4,574.79 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.04% to 35,756.88. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Microsoft Corp. closed $0.98 short of its 52-week high ($311.09), which the company achieved on October 22nd.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. (NAS:AAPL) rose 0.46% to $149.32, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) rose 1.35% to $2,786.17, and SAP SE ADR (NYS:SAP) rose 0.70% to $145.73. Trading volume (25.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 22.7 M.

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