Shares of Microsoft Corp.
slipped 1.73% to $244.69 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 1.11% to 3,852.36 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.85% to 32,920.46. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Microsoft Corp. closed $99.61 below its 52-week high ($344.30), which the company achieved on December 29th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc.
fell 1.46% to $134.51, Alphabet Inc. Cl C
fell 0.37% to $90.86, and Alphabet Inc. Cl A
fell 0.66% to $90.26. Trading volume (72.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 30.1 M.