The Sony Corp. ADR SNE,
rose 2.26% to $ 104.14 on Friday, on what turned out to be an excellent trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP,
up 1.55% to 12,920.15 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA index,
up 1.85% to 31,496.30. The rise of ADR ended a three-day losing streak. Sony Corp. ADR closed $ 14.36 below its 52-week high ($ 118.50), which the company hit on February 5.
ADR showed mixed performance against some of its competitors on Friday, such as Microsoft Corp. MSFT,
increased 2.15% to $ 231.60, Koninklijke Philips NV ADR PHG,
rose 1.10% to $ 54.19, and Panasonic Corp. ADR PCRFY,
rose 4.01% to $ 13.30. Trade volume (1.1M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.0M.