Shares of Verizon Communications Inc.
advanced 1.17% to $58.60 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of gains. Verizon Communications Inc. closed $3.35 short of its 52-week high ($61.95), which the company reached on December 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Apple Inc.
fell 3.54% to $127.85, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
fell 1.55% to $2,306.83, and AT&T Inc.
rose 1.65% to $32.02. Trading volume (22.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 18.5 M.