International Business Machines Corp. stock rises Friday, outperforms market

Shares of International Business Machines Corp.
inched 0.49% higher to $151.28 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. International Business Machines Corp. closed $1.56 below its 52-week high ($152.84), which the company achieved on June 10th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc.
rose 0.98% to $127.35, Microsoft Corp.
rose 0.25% to $257.89, and Alphabet Inc. Cl A
fell 0.20% to $2,430.20. Trading volume (3.4 M) remained 1.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.0 M.

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