Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT,
inched 0.34% higher to $242.05 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX,
falling 0.39% to 3,949.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
falling 0.13% to 33,700.28. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Microsoft Corp. closed $107.62 short of its 52-week high ($349.67), which the company achieved on November 22nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as well as Apple Inc. AAPL,
fell 2.17% to $148.01, Alphabet Inc. CL A GOOGLE,
fell 1.88% to $95.60, and SAP SE ADR SAP,
fell 0.27% to $108.50. Trading volume (26.3 M) remained 4.9 million below its 50-day average volume of 31.3 M.