Shares of Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN +3.66% rose 3.11% to $2,879.56 Friday, 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 +2.47% rising 2.43% to 4,431.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.76% rising 1.65% to 34,725.47. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $893.52 short of its 52-week high ($3,773.08), which the company reached on July 13th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as eBay Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204653455/composite EBAY +5.06% rose 1.48% to $57.54, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +4.20% rose 3.37% to $2,667.02, and Walmart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT +1.97% rose 1.24% to $137.52. Trading volume (3.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.3 M.