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Oct. 15, 2021, 4:31 p.m. EDT

Apple Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of Apple Inc. (NAS:AAPL) inched 0.75% higher to $144.84 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index (NASDAQ:COMP) rising 0.50% to 14,897.34 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 1.09% to 35,294.76. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Apple Inc. closed $12.42 short of its 52-week high ($157.26), which the company achieved on September 7th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Microsoft Corp. (NAS:MSFT) rose 0.48% to $304.21, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) rose 0.15% to $2,827.36, and International Business Machines Corp. (NYS:IBM) rose 0.85% to $144.61. Trading volume (67.6 M) remained 8.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 75.9 M.

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