In a reversal of roles, Microsoft's stock is up 7 percent in a month while Apple shares are down 9 percent. Microsoft is poised to surpass Apple in terms of year-to-date return this week.
Apple vs Microsoft, 1 Month
It's not a question of which is the better company but rather a decision between a stock priced for perfection and one where investors seem to be fearing the worst. The latter being Microsoft.