Shares of Apache Corp. APA rallied 6.29% to $18.58 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.20% to 31,522.75 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.06% to 3,932.59. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Apache Corp. closed $10.63 short of its 52-week high ($29.21), which the company achieved on February 20th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Chevron Corp. CVX rose 2.05% to $93.13, ConocoPhillips COP rose 3.58% to $48.85, and EOG Resources Inc. EOG rose 3.41% to $63.10. Trading volume (10.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 9.0 M.