Shares of APA Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200648444/composite APA -8.28% inched 0.57% higher to $26.37 Friday, 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 -2.27% rising 0.75% to 4,471.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -2.53% rising 1.09% to 35,294.76. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. APA Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $26.27, which the company reached on October 14th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Chevron Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX -2.29% rose 0.74% to $109.61, ConocoPhillips /zigman2/quotes/207605056/composite COP -4.48% rose 0.39% to $74.14, and EOG Resources Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204634330/composite EOG -6.05% fell 1.05% to $89.62. Trading volume (11.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 9.3 M.