Shares of Apple Inc.
shed 0.42% to $153.20 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index
rising 0.57% to 11,960.15 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.46% to 34,089.27. The stock’s fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Apple Inc. closed $26.41 short of its 52-week high ($179.61), which the company achieved on March 30th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Microsoft Corp.
rose 0.31% to $272.17, Alphabet Inc. Cl C
fell 0.05% to $94.95, and Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 0.07% to $94.68. Trading volume (60.2 M) remained 17.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 77.3 M.