Shares of Apple Inc. AAPL inched 0.12% higher to $129.87 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP rising 0.07% to 13,874.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.00% to 31,494.32. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Apple Inc. closed $15.22 below its 52-week high ($145.09), which the company achieved on January 25th.
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The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT fell 1.16% to $240.97, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL fell 0.81% to $2,088.81, and International Business Machines Corp. IBM fell 1.44% to $118.99. Trading volume (86.8 M) remained 16.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 103.3 M.