Shares of Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -0.11% rose 1.10% to $265.51 Tuesday, 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 -0.02% rising 0.51% to 4,246.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.36% rising 0.20% to 33,945.58. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Microsoft Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $263.52, which the company achieved on June 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -1.22% rose 1.27% to $133.98, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +3.18% rose 0.43% to $2,446.61, and SAP SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/207905606/composite SAP +1.10% rose 0.33% to $141.24. Trading volume (22.1 M) remained 2.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 24.6 M.