Shares of Apache Corp. APA advanced 3.51% to $19.75 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.13% to 3,881.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.05% to 31,537.35. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Apache Corp. closed $7.54 below its 52-week high ($27.29), which the company achieved on February 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Chevron Corp. CVX rose 1.26% to $99.63, ConocoPhillips COP rose 2.40% to $52.10, and EOG Resources Inc. EOG rose 2.65% to $67.85. Trading volume (10.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 8.9 M.