Shares of Apple Inc.
inched 0.19% higher to $148.31 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index
rising 0.13% to 11,482.45 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.56% to 34,395.01. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Apple Inc. closed $34.63 below its 52-week high ($182.94), which the company reached on January 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp.
fell 0.18% to $254.69, Alphabet Inc. Cl C
fell 0.17% to $101.28, and Alphabet Inc. Cl A
remained unchanged. Trading volume (71.0 M) remained 18.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 89.1 M.