Shares of Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN -0.0037% inched 0.49% higher to $3,392.49 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.31% falling 0.51% to 4,551.68 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.10% falling 0.74% to 35,490.69. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $380.59 below its 52-week high ($3,773.08), which the company achieved on July 13th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as eBay Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204653455/composite EBAY -0.10% fell 1.07% to $77.66, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +0.62% rose 4.96% to $2,924.35, and Walmart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT -1.01% fell 0.82% to $147.53. Trading volume (2.6 M) remained 178,247 below its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.