Shares of Apple Inc.
shed 0.46% to $135.39 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.20% to 31,437.80 and the NASDAQ Composite Index
falling 0.25% to 13,972.53. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Apple Inc. closed $9.70 short of its 52-week high ($145.09), which the company reached on January 25th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp.
fell 0.39% to $242.82, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 0.53% to $2,086.48, and International Business Machines Corp.
rose 0.11% to $122.24. Trading volume (72.1 M) remained 34.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 106.4 M.