Shares of Netflix Inc. NFLX rose 1.31% to $491.36 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.24% to 3,638.35 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.13% to 29,910.37. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Netflix Inc. closed $84.01 below its 52-week high ($575.37), which the company reached on July 13th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Amazon.com Inc. AMZN rose 0.32% to $3,195.34, Walt Disney Co. DIS fell 1.31% to $147.13, and Comcast Corp. Cl A CMCSA fell 0.10% to $51.75. Trading volume (2.8 M) remained 2.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.6 M.