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Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A inched 0.40% higher to $2,795.71 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.19% to 4,391.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.03% to 34,746.25. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $129.37 short of its 52-week high ($2,925.08), which the company reached on September 1st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. fell 0.27% to $142.90, Microsoft Corp. remained unchanged, and Facebook Inc. Cl A rose 0.25% to $330.05. Trading volume (1.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.