Shares of Amazon.com Inc. AMZN rallied 2.15% to $3,185.07 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.16% to 3,629.65 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.58% to 29,872.47. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $367.18 below its 52-week high ($3,552.25), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT rose 0.00% to $213.87, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 0.01% to $1,764.13, and Walmart Inc. WMT rose 0.31% to $151.83. Trading volume (3.8 M) remained 1.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.2 M.