Shares of APA Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200648444/composite APA +0.66% advanced 4.70% to $42.52 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +3.06% rising 0.48% to 4,175.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.68% rising 0.20% to 33,128.79. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. APA Corp. closed $2.70 short of its 52-week high ($45.22), which the company achieved on April 21st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Chevron Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX +1.64% rose 1.72% to $162.49, ConocoPhillips /zigman2/quotes/207605056/composite COP +3.44% rose 3.14% to $98.93, and EOG Resources Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204634330/composite EOG +3.19% rose 3.83% to $120.76. Trading volume (9.1 M) remained 639,709 below its 50-day average volume of 9.7 M.