Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL advanced 2.30% to $1,773.96 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.87% to 3,735.36 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.68% to 30,403.97. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $69.87 below its 52-week high ($1,843.83), which the company achieved on December 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Apple Inc. AAPL rose 3.58% to $136.69, Microsoft Corp. MSFT rose 0.99% to $224.96, and Facebook Inc. Cl A FB rose 3.59% to $277.00. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 292,144 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.