Akamai Technologies Inc. stock falls Thursday, still outperforms market

Shares of Akamai Technologies Inc. AKAM, -0.01% dropped 0.01% to $113.38 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.46% falling 0.46% to 4,493.28 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.43% falling 0.43% to 34,879.38. Akamai Technologies Inc. closed $11.53 short of its 52-week high ($124.91), which the company achieved on January 27th.

Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL, -0.10% fell 0.10% to $2,870.82, Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, -1.17% fell 1.17% to $3,484.16, and Microsoft Corp. MSFT, -0.99% fell 0.99% to $297.25.true Trading volume (792,849) remained 241,895 below its 50-day average volume of 1.0 M.

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