Shares of APA Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200648444/composite APA -3.95% dropped 0.25% to $28.15 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.90% rising 0.18% to 4,574.79 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.86% rising 0.04% to 35,756.88. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. APA Corp. closed $0.63 below its 52-week high ($28.78), which the company reached on October 25th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Chevron Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX -1.72% rose 0.22% to $114.10, ConocoPhillips /zigman2/quotes/207605056/composite COP -2.80% rose 0.67% to $77.03, and EOG Resources Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204634330/composite EOG -1.57% rose 1.02% to $95.00. Trading volume (8.5 M) remained 986,672 below its 50-day average volume of 9.5 M.