Apple Inc. stock rises Wednesday, still underperforms market

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Shares of Apple Inc. inched 0.59% higher to $151.07 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index rising 0.99% to 11,285.32 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.28% to 34,194.06. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Apple Inc. closed $31.87 short of its 52-week high ($182.94), which the company achieved on January 4th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp. rose 1.04% to $247.58, Alphabet Inc. Cl A rose 1.45% to $98.46, and International Business Machines Corp. fell 0.23% to $148.75. Trading volume (58.1 M) remained 34.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 92.5 M.

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