Shares of Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN -0.18% advanced 1.59% to $3,446.57 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 +1.42% rising 0.98% to 4,596.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.82% rising 0.68% to 35,730.48. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $326.51 below 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 +1.00% fell 6.76% to $72.41, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +1.36% fell 0.25% to $2,916.98, and Walmart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT -1.22% rose 0.62% to $148.45. Trading volume (4.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.