Shares of Oracle Corp.
shed 1.16% to $95.28 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's fall snapped a five-day winning streak. Oracle Corp. closed $1.71 short of its 52-week high ($96.99), which the company reached on October 13th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp.
rose 2.17% to $302.75, Adobe Inc.
rose 2.77% to $607.51, and Salesforce.com Inc.
rose 1.97% to $290.02. Trading volume (7.9 M) remained 2.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 10.6 M.