Shares of APA Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200648444/composite APA -3.95% advanced 1.95% to $28.22 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.90% rising 0.47% to 4,566.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.86% rising 0.18% to 35,741.15. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. APA Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $28.18, which the company achieved on October 18th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Chevron Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX -1.72% rose 0.93% to $113.85, ConocoPhillips /zigman2/quotes/207605056/composite COP -2.80% rose 1.06% to $76.52, and EOG Resources Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204634330/composite EOG -1.57% rose 2.22% to $94.04. Trading volume (9.1 M) remained 415,607 below its 50-day average volume of 9.5 M.