Shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +0.96% inched 0.17% higher to $137.59 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.23% rising 0.03% to 31,261.90 and the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +0.35% falling 0.30% to 11,354.62. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Apple Inc. closed $45.35 short of its 52-week high ($182.94), which the company reached on January 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +1.28% fell 0.23% to $252.56, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +1.16% fell 1.34% to $2,178.16, and International Business Machines Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203856914/composite IBM +0.36% fell 0.91% to $128.48. Trading volume (135.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 97.8 M.