Shares of Netflix Inc. NFLX inched 0.44% higher to $485.00 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.16% to 3,629.65 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.58% to 29,872.47. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Netflix Inc. closed $90.37 below its 52-week high ($575.37), which the company achieved on July 13th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Amazon.com Inc. AMZN rose 2.15% to $3,185.07, Walt Disney Co. DIS fell 1.58% to $149.09, and Comcast Corp. Cl A CMCSA fell 1.03% to $51.80. Trading volume (3.6 M) remained 2.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.7 M.