Shares of Apple Inc. AAPL,
jumped 0.77% to $ 131.97 on Thursday, on what turned out to be comprehensive big trading for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP,
an increase of 0.26% to 12,804.73 and the Dow Jones DJIA industry average,
an increase of 0.23% to 30,199.87. Apple Inc. closed $ 6.01 below the 52-week high ($ 137.98) the company reached on Sept. 2.
The stock showed mixed performance compared to some competitors on Thursday, such as Microsoft Corp. MSFT,
rose 0.78% to $ 222.75, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL,
rose 0.34% to $ 1,734.16, and International Business Machines Corp. IBM,
rose 0.64% to $ 124.69. Trade volume (54.9 million) remained 55.8 million below the 50-day average volume of 110.7 million.