Shares of Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN -3.01% rose 3.53% to $142.69 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.72% rising 2.13% to 4,210.24 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.62% rising 1.63% to 33,309.51. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Amazon.com Inc. closed $45.42 below its 52-week high ($188.11), which the company reached on November 19th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as eBay Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204653455/composite EBAY -0.29% rose 1.04% to $48.50, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -1.40% rose 2.63% to $119.70, and Walmart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT -2.50% rose 0.21% to $129.14. Trading volume (54.2 M) remained 21.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 75.4 M.