Shares of Apple Inc.
advanced 1.89% to $141.56 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index
rising 1.75% to 11,322.24 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.42% to 30,967.82. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Apple Inc. closed $41.38 short of 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 Tuesday, as Microsoft Corp.
rose 1.26% to $262.85, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 4.16% to $2,265.26, and International Business Machines Corp.
fell 2.48% to $137.62. Trading volume (70.9 M) remained 27.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 98.7 M.