Shares of Akamai Technologies Inc. AKAM rose 3.08% to $105.27 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Akamai Technologies Inc. closed $19.64 below its 52-week high ($124.91), which the company reached on January 27th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 2.59% to $2,823.02, Amazon.com Inc. AMZN rose 0.47% to $3,299.86, and Microsoft Corp. MSFT rose 2.17% to $302.75. Trading volume (1.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.