Shares of Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN -5.95% rallied 2.80% to $3,523.29 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.89% rising 2.07% to 4,686.75 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.30% rising 1.40% to 35,719.43. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $249.79 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 Tuesday, as eBay Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204653455/composite EBAY -1.93% rose 1.76% to $67.23, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -2.22% rose 2.87% to $2,945.39, and Walmart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT -0.73% fell 0.32% to $138.55. Trading volume (3.3 M) remained 21,433 below its 50-day average volume of 3.3 M.