Shares of Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -2.44% slipped 0.27% to $307.41 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -2.27% rising 0.37% to 4,536.19 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -2.53% rising 0.43% to 35,609.34. The stock's fall snapped a five-day winning streak. Microsoft Corp. closed $1.89 short of its 52-week high ($309.30), which the company reached on October 19th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -3.17% rose 0.34% to $149.26, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -2.69% fell 1.02% to $2,835.38, and SAP SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/207905606/composite SAP -2.23% fell 0.53% to $143.65. Trading volume (16.4 M) remained 6.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 22.7 M.