Microsoft Corp. stock rises Tuesday, outperforms market – MarketWatch

Microsoft Corp. stock rises Tuesday, outperforms market – MarketWatch

Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +1.78% rallied 1.78% to $216.44 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.81% rising 0.81% to 3,798.91 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.38% rising 0.38% to 30,930.52. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Microsoft Corp. closed $16.42 short of its 52-week high ($232.86), which the company reached on September 2nd.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.54% rose 0.54% to $127.83, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
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