Shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +4.08% slipped 1.28% to $162.41 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +3.33% falling 2.72% to 13,768.92 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.76% falling 1.30% to 34,265.37. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Apple Inc. closed $20.53 short of 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 Friday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +2.76% fell 1.85% to $296.03, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +4.20% fell 2.22% to $2,607.03, and International Business Machines Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203856914/composite IBM +1.74% fell 1.12% to $129.35. Trading volume (121.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 97.7 M.