Shares of Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN +0.51% advanced 2.17% to $3,489.24 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.08% falling 0.04% to 4,221.86 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.09% falling 0.62% to 33,823.45. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $64.76 short of its 52-week high ($3,554.00), which the company reached on April 30th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as eBay Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204653455/composite EBAY +2.05% fell 1.15% to $65.33, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +3.58% rose 0.80% to $2,434.87, and Walmart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT +0.82% rose 0.42% to $137.72. Trading volume (5.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.5 M.