Shares of Apache Corp. APA rose 5.88% to $19.08 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.09% to 31,521.69 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.77% to 3,876.50. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Apache Corp. closed $8.21 short of its 52-week high ($27.29), which the company achieved on February 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Chevron Corp. CVX rose 2.70% to $98.39, ConocoPhillips COP rose 5.08% to $50.88, and EOG Resources Inc. EOG rose 5.74% to $66.10. Trading volume (9.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 8.9 M.