Shares of APA Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200648444/composite APA +0.66% sank 0.40% to $37.38 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +3.06% rising 0.25% to 4,001.05 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.68% falling 0.26% to 32,160.74. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. APA Corp. closed $7.89 short of its 52-week high ($45.27), which the company achieved on May 4th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Chevron Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX +1.64% rose 0.96% to $160.78, ConocoPhillips /zigman2/quotes/207605056/composite COP +3.44% rose 0.82% to $98.00, and EOG Resources Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204634330/composite EOG +3.19% rose 1.37% to $119.56. Trading volume (11.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 9.7 M.