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Aug. 6, 2020, 4:25 p.m. EDT

Amazon.com Inc. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Shares of Amazon.com Inc. AMZN inched 0.62% higher to $3,225.00 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.64% to 3,349.16 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.68% to 27,386.98. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $119.29 short of its 52-week high ($3,344.29), which the company achieved on July 13th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT rose 1.60% to $216.35, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 1.75% to $1,504.95, and Walmart Inc. WMT fell 0.35% to $129.35. Trading volume (3.9 M) remained 804,542 below its 50-day average volume of 4.7 M.

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