Shares of Apple Inc. AAPL inched 0.18% higher to $135.37 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP rising 0.50% to 14,095.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.09% to 31,458.40. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Apple Inc. closed $9.72 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 Friday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT rose 0.20% to $244.99, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 0.30% to $2,095.03, and International Business Machines Corp. IBM fell 0.09% to $120.80. Trading volume (59.6 M) remained 46.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 105.8 M.