Shares of Amazon.com Inc. AMZN advanced 1.20% to $3,458.50 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.08% to 4,183.18 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.48% to 33,820.38. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $93.75 below its 52-week high ($3,552.25), which the company achieved on September 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as eBay Inc. EBAY rose 1.00% to $62.32, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 2.97% to $2,359.04, and Walmart Inc. WMT fell 0.35% to $137.89. Trading volume (4.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.3 M.