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.