Shares of Apple Inc.
slipped 0.54% to $116.87 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index
falling 0.28% to 11,484.69 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.35% to 28,210.82. Apple Inc. closed $21.11 short of its 52-week high ($137.98), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp.
rose 0.07% to $214.80, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 2.25% to $1,585.99, and International Business Machines Corp.
fell 1.97% to $115.06. Trading volume (88.8 M) remained 81.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 169.8 M.