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Dec. 2, 2021, 4:31 p.m. EST

Apple Inc. stock falls Thursday, underperforms market

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Shares of Apple Inc. (NAS:AAPL) shed 0.61% to $163.76 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index (NASDAQ:COMP) rising 0.83% to 15,381.32 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 1.82% to 34,639.79. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Apple Inc. closed $6.54 short of its 52-week high ($170.30), which the company reached on December 1st.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp. (NAS:MSFT) fell 0.18% to $329.49, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) rose 1.36% to $2,859.32, and International Business Machines Corp. (NYS:IBM) fell 0.02% to $116.90. Trading volume (136.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 77.5 M.

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