Shares of Apple Inc.
dropped 0.61% to $115.04 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index
rising 0.37% to 11,548.28 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.10% to 28,335.57. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of losses. Apple Inc. closed $22.94 short of its 52-week high ($137.98), which the company achieved on September 2nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Microsoft Corp.
rose 0.62% to $216.23, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 1.64% to $1,632.98, and International Business Machines Corp.
rose 0.21% to $116.00. Trading volume (81.9 M) remained 84.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 166.1 M.