Apple Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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.

Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

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