Shares of Apple Inc.
advanced 1.79% to $124.97 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index
rising 0.72% to 13,124.99 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.29% to 34,021.45. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Apple Inc. closed $20.12 short of its 52-week high ($145.09), which the company achieved on January 25th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp.
rose 1.69% to $243.03, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 1.31% to $2,229.04, and International Business Machines Corp.
rose 2.03% to $144.17. Trading volume (104.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 99.8 M.