Shares of Verizon Communications Inc.
inched 0.14% higher to $57.70 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.16% to 33,730.89 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.41% to 4,124.66. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Verizon Communications Inc. closed $4.25 below its 52-week high ($61.95), which the company reached on December 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Apple Inc.
fell 1.79% to $132.03, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
fell 0.56% to $2,241.91, and AT&T Inc.
rose 0.34% to $29.73. Trading volume (13.9 M) remained 5.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 19.5 M.