Shares of Microsoft Corp. inched 0.85% higher to $335.40 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.45% to 4,282.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 2.12% to 33,762.76.
This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains.
Microsoft Corp. closed $0.54 short of its 52-week high ($335.94), which the company achieved on May 31st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. rose 0.48% to $180.95, Alphabet Inc. Cl C rose 0.69% to $125.23, and Alphabet Inc. Cl A rose 0.77% to $124.67.
Trading volume (25.9 M) remained 2.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 28.2 M.