Shares of Apple Inc. inched 0.29% higher to $148.91 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index rising 0.13% to 11,507.07 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.26% to 33,045.09. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Apple Inc. closed $30.70 short of its 52-week high ($179.61), which the company achieved on March 30th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp. fell 0.46% to $251.51, Alphabet Inc. Cl C fell 0.27% to $91.80, and Alphabet Inc. Cl A fell 0.15% to $91.65. Trading volume (50.7 M) remained 26.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 76.7 M.