Shares of Apple Inc.
rallied 1.65% to $121.96 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index
rising 2.52% to 13,398.67 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.58% to 32,485.59. Apple Inc. closed $23.13 below its 52-week high ($145.09), which the company achieved on January 25th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp.
rose 2.03% to $237.13, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 3.16% to $2,100.54, and International Business Machines Corp.
fell 0.57% to $127.14. Trading volume (102.4 M) remained 6.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 109.0 M.