Shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -0.66% slipped 0.09% to $173.03 Tuesday, 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 -1.15% rising 0.71% to 34,152.01 and the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -0.68% falling 0.19% to 13,102.55. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Apple Inc. closed $9.91 below its 52-week high ($182.94), which the company achieved on January 4th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -0.97% fell 0.26% to $292.71, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/lastsale GOOGL -0.0099% fell 0.31% to $121.70, and International Business Machines Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203856914/composite IBM -2.79% rose 1.21% to $136.56. Trading volume (55.1 M) remained 19.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 74.9 M.