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

Microsoft Corp. stock rises Tuesday, outperforms market

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Shares of Microsoft Corp. (NAS:MSFT) inched 0.17% higher to $294.80 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.08% to 4,354.19 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.15% to 33,919.84. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Microsoft Corp. closed $11.04 below its 52-week high ($305.84), which the company achieved on August 20th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. (NAS:AAPL) rose 0.34% to $143.43, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) rose 0.23% to $2,780.66, and SAP SE ADR (NYS:SAP) rose 1.91% to $141.83. Trading volume (21.5 M) remained 355,554 below its 50-day average volume of 21.9 M.

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