Apple Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Shares of Apple Inc. rose 2.41% to $149.15 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.13% to 34,933.23 and the NASDAQ Composite Index falling 0.22% to 14,644.95. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Apple Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $147.46, which the company reached on July 13th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp. rose 0.54% to $282.51, Alphabet Inc. Cl A rose 0.70% to $2,564.74, and International Business Machines Corp. fell 0.33% to $139.82. Trading volume (123.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 79.4 M.

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