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Microsoft Corp. stock rises Monday, still underperforms market

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Shares of Microsoft Corp. (NAS:MSFT) inched 0.98% higher to $326.19 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 1.17% to 4,591.67 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 1.87% to 35,227.03. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Microsoft Corp. closed $23.48 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 Monday, as Apple Inc. (NAS:AAPL) rose 2.15% to $165.32, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) rose 0.81% to $2,863.10, and SAP SE ADR (NYS:SAP) rose 2.80% to $132.59. Trading volume (29.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 25.2 M.

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