Shares of Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN +3.15% 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 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.06% rising 1.99% to 4,057.84 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% 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. /zigman2/quotes/204653455/composite EBAY +2.93% rose 3.70% to $46.47, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -0.21% rose 1.88% to $2,155.85, and Walmart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT +0.86% rose 2.13% to $126.00. Trading volume (4.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.2 M.