Shares of Apple Inc.
slumped 0.19% to $135.13 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index
rising 0.38% to 14,025.77 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.02% to 31,430.70. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of losses. Apple Inc. closed $9.96 below its 52-week high ($145.09), which the company reached on January 25th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp.
rose 0.69% to $244.49, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 0.11% to $2,088.75, and International Business Machines Corp.
fell 1.09% to $120.91. Trading volume (63.7 M) remained 44.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 107.9 M.