Shares of APA Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200648444/composite APA +1.06% slid 0.53% to $24.61 Wednesday, 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 +1.17% rising 0.30% to 4,363.80 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.87% falling 0.00% to 34,377.81. The stock's fall snapped a four-day winning streak. APA Corp. closed $0.72 below its 52-week high ($25.33), which the company achieved on October 11th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Chevron Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX +1.56% rose 0.60% to $107.79, ConocoPhillips /zigman2/quotes/207605056/composite COP +2.39% fell 0.25% to $73.23, and EOG Resources Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204634330/composite EOG +1.84% rose 0.32% to $90.41. Trading volume (9.0 M) remained 371,473 below its 50-day average volume of 9.4 M.