Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 2.39% to $96.94 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.28% to 4,147.60 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.11% to 34,128.05. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $46.85 short of its 52-week high ($143.79), which the company reached on March 29th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp.
fell 0.80% to $269.32, Amazon.com Inc.
rose 1.46% to $101.16, and Meta Platforms Inc.
fell 1.29% to $177.16. Trading volume (50.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 37.5 M.