Shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL 0.00% slipped 2.46% to $137.35 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -0.72% falling 0.26% to 11,388.50 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.20% falling 0.75% to 31,253.13. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Apple Inc. closed $45.59 below its 52-week high ($182.94), which the company reached on January 4th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.05% fell 0.37% to $253.14, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -1.82% fell 1.35% to $2,207.68, and International Business Machines Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203856914/composite IBM +0.52% fell 2.47% to $129.66. Trading volume (134.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 96.9 M.