Shares of Apple Inc.
slid 3.37% to $126.60 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.44% to 30,829.40 and the NASDAQ Composite Index
falling 0.61% to 12,740.79. Apple Inc. closed $12.19 short of its 52-week high ($138.79), which the company achieved on December 29th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp.
fell 2.59% to $212.25, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
fell 0.99% to $1,722.88, and International Business Machines Corp.
rose 2.50% to $129.29. Trading volume (153.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 107.4 M.