Shares of Microsoft Corp.
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
rising 0.81% to 3,798.91 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
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.
rose 0.54% to $127.83, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 3.29% to $1,784.47, and SAP SE ADR
rose 1.66% to $127.08. Trading volume (29.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 26.8 M.