Shares of Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +1.77% 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 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% rising 1.17% to 4,591.67 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% 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. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +0.51% rose 2.15% to $165.32, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +0.64% rose 0.81% to $2,863.10, and SAP SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/207905606/composite SAP +2.20% rose 2.80% to $132.59. Trading volume (29.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 25.2 M.