Apple Inc. AAPL Shares,
slipped 1.17% to $ 161.84 on Friday, in what turned out to be an overall gloomy trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ COMP Composite Index,
down 1.92% to 15,085.47 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
down 0.17% to 34,580.08. It was the third consecutive day of title losses. Apple Inc. closed at $ 8.46 below its 52-week high ($ 170.30), which the company hit on December 1.
The stock posted a mixed performance against some of its rivals on Friday, such as Microsoft Corp. MSFT,
fell 1.97% to $ 323.01, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL,
fell 0.67% to $ 2,840.03, and International Business Machines Corp. IBM,
rose 1.66% to $ 118.84. Trading volume (117.7M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 80.2M.