Shares of Amazon.com Inc. (NAS:AMZN) rose 4.03% to $2,221.55 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 1.99% to 4,057.84 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 1.61% to 32,637.19. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $1,551.53 short of its 52-week high ($3,773.08), which the company reached on July 13th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as eBay Inc. (NAS:EBAY) rose 3.70% to $46.47, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) rose 1.88% to $2,155.85, and Walmart Inc. (NYS:WMT) rose 2.13% to $126.00. Trading volume (4.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.2 M.