Apple Inc. stock rises Friday, still underperforms market

    Shares of Apple Inc.

    inched 0.51% higher to $173.07 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index

    rising 0.59% to 14,893.75 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average

    falling 0.56% to 35,911.81. Apple Inc. closed $9.87 below its 52-week high ($182.94), which the company reached on January 4th.

    The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Microsoft Corp.

    rose 1.77% to $310.20, Alphabet Inc. Cl A

    rose 0.64% to $2,789.61, and International Business Machines Corp.

    fell 0.41% to $134.21. Trading volume (78.7 M) remained 17.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 96.3 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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