Shares of Apple Inc.
inched 0.15% higher to $145.86 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index
falling 0.71% to 14,672.68 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.42% to 34,935.47. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Apple Inc. closed $4.14 below its 52-week high ($150.00), which the company reached on July 15th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Microsoft Corp.
fell 0.55% to $284.91, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
fell 0.77% to $2,694.53, and International Business Machines Corp.
fell 0.68% to $140.96. Trading volume (68.0 M) remained 11.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 79.4 M.