Shares of Netflix Inc. (NAS:NFLX) rose 1.98% to $195.19 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 2.47% to 4,158.24 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 1.76% to 33,212.96. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Netflix Inc. closed $505.80 below its 52-week high ($700.99), which the company reached on November 17th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Amazon.com Inc. (NAS:AMZN) rose 3.66% to $2,302.93, Walt Disney Co. (NYS:DIS) rose 3.51% to $109.32, and Comcast Corp. Cl A (NAS:CMCSA) rose 0.07% to $44.16. Trading volume (8.5 M) remained 5.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 13.8 M.