Shares of Verizon Communications Inc. VZ, 0.21% slipped 0.61% to $55.84 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, 0.05% rising 0.03% to 4,291.80 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, 0.49% rising 0.03% to 34,292.29. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Verizon Communications Inc. closed $6.11 short of its 52-week high ($61.95), which the company achieved on December 2nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc. AAPL, 0.48% rose 1.15% to $136.33, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL, -0.47% fell 0.22% to $2,445.45, and AT&T Inc. T, 0.30% fell 0.42% to $28.66. Trading volume (15.2 M) remained 1.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 16.5 M.