Shares of Amazon.com Inc. AMZN inched 0.37% higher to $3,471.31 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.68% to 4,211.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.71% to 34,060.36. This was the stock’s fifth consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $80.94 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 Thursday, as eBay Inc. EBAY fell 10.03% to $56.07, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 1.43% to $2,392.76, and Walmart Inc. WMT rose 1.26% to $139.63. Trading volume (6.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.4 M.