Shares of APA Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200648444/composite APA +1.29% advanced 5.98% to $44.15 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 +1.06% rising 1.86% to 3,973.75 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% rising 1.98% to 31,880.24. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. APA Corp. closed $1.12 below its 52-week high ($45.27), which the company reached on May 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Chevron Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX +1.19% rose 2.32% to $171.72, ConocoPhillips /zigman2/quotes/207605056/composite COP +1.30% rose 3.81% to $109.02, and EOG Resources Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204634330/composite EOG +1.07% rose 4.93% to $128.07. Trading volume (8.5 M) remained 406,045 below its 50-day average volume of 8.9 M.