Shares of Activision Blizzard Inc. ATVI, -0.34% slid 0.34% to $59.07 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.72% falling 0.72% to 4,667.45 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.00% falling 0.00% to 35,754.69. The stock’s fall snapped a five-day winning streak. Activision Blizzard Inc. closed $45.46 short of its 52-week high ($104.53), which the company achieved on February 16th.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT, -0.56% fell 0.56% to $333.10. Trading volume (8.4 M) remained 2.9 million below its 50-day average volume of 11.3 M.