Shares of Apple Inc. slumped 0.91% to $141.51 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index falling 0.14% to 14,465.92 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.34% to 34,378.34. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of losses. Apple Inc. closed $15.75 short of its 52-week high ($157.26), which the company reached on September 7th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Microsoft Corp. fell 0.46% to $292.88, Alphabet Inc. Cl A fell 1.77% to $2,728.98, and International Business Machines Corp. fell 1.38% to $140.47. Trading volume (71.3 M) remained 3.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 74.8 M.