Shares of Microsoft Corp.
rose 1.46% to $243.00 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.10% to 3,830.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.12% to 30,723.60. Microsoft Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $242.64, which the company reached on January 28th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Apple Inc.
fell 0.78% to $133.94, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 7.28% to $2,058.88, and SAP SE ADR
rose 0.81% to $130.61. Trading volume (26.7 M) remained 2.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 29.6 M.