Shares of Amazon.com Inc. AMZN advanced 1.34% to $3,306.99 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.03% to 3,853.07 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.04% to 31,176.01. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $245.26 short of its 52-week high ($3,552.25), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT rose 0.28% to $224.97, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 0.22% to $1,884.15, and Walmart Inc. WMT fell 0.45% to $144.85. Trading volume (4.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.7 M.