Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A (GOOGL) witnessed a slight increase of 0.21% on Thursday, closing at $136.17. This came amidst a challenging trading session for the overall stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (SPX) declining by 0.16% to 4,507.66 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) falling 0.48% to 34,721.91.
Notably, this marked the fifth consecutive day of gains for Alphabet Inc. Cl A.
Approaching Its 52-Week High
Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed just $0.40 below its 52-week high of $136.57, which the company had achieved on August 29th.
Mixed Performance Compared to Competitors
In comparison to its competitors, Alphabet Inc. Cl A showcased a mixed performance. While Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) experienced a decline of 0.31% to $327.76, Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) saw a rise of 2.18% to $138.01, and Meta Platforms Inc. (formerly Facebook) (META) witnessed a slight increase of 0.27% to $295.89.
The trading volume for Alphabet Inc. Cl A stood at 29.6 million shares, which was 706,386 shares below its 50-day average volume of 30.3 million shares.