Shares of Apache Corp. APA rallied 5.37% to $20.81 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.14% to 3,925.43 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.35% to 31,961.86. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Apache Corp. closed $6.15 below its 52-week high ($26.96), which the company achieved on February 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Chevron Corp. CVX rose 3.69% to $103.31, ConocoPhillips COP rose 4.93% to $54.67, and EOG Resources Inc. EOG rose 6.66% to $72.37. Trading volume (10.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 8.7 M.