Shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -0.18% inched 0.15% higher to $145.86 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 -0.17% falling 0.71% to 14,672.68 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.03% falling 0.42% to 34,935.47. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Apple Inc. closed $4.14 below its 52-week high ($150.00), which the company reached on July 15th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -0.50% fell 0.55% to $284.91, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +0.48% fell 0.77% to $2,694.53, and International Business Machines Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203856914/composite IBM +0.59% fell 0.68% to $140.96. Trading volume (68.0 M) remained 11.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 79.4 M.