Apple Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

Shares of Apple Inc.

inched 0.25% higher to $126.21 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index

falling 0.05% to 13,698.38 and Dow Jones Industrial Average

falling 0.29% to 33,430.24. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Apple Inc. closed $18.88 short of its 52-week high ($145.09), which the company reached on January 25th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Microsoft Corp.

fell 0.49% to $247.86, Alphabet Inc. Cl A

fell 0.44% to $2,209.26, and International Business Machines Corp.

fell 1.26% to $134.22. Trading volume (79.3 M) remained 28.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 107.3 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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