Shares of Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +2.13% slid 1.97% to $323.01 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.99% falling 0.84% to 4,538.43 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.83% falling 0.17% to 34,580.08. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Microsoft Corp. closed $26.66 below its 52-week high ($349.67), which the company reached on November 22nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +1.46% fell 1.17% to $161.84, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +1.69% fell 0.67% to $2,840.03, and SAP SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/207905606/composite SAP +1.58% fell 0.91% to $128.98. Trading volume (40.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 25.0 M.