Microsoft's stock price reached a four-year high on Thursday.
A Yahoo Finance chart (below) indicates Microsoft's stock had a selling price of $28.42 on Feb. 11, 2008. On Thursday, the stock closed at $31.28, a nearly three-point increase.
Microsoft has been making the rounds with financial analysts this week, explaining its business vision. The company is also preparing to release a "consumer preview" beta of Windows 8, its next-generation client operating system, at the end of this month. Otherwise, there seems to be no obvious explanation for the uptick. Stock prices fluctuate all of the time.
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