Shares of Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN -2.46% advanced 2.57% to $2,135.50 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.23% rising 0.95% to 3,978.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.16% rising 0.60% to 32,120.28. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Amazon.com Inc. closed $1,637.58 short of its 52-week high ($3,773.08), which the company reached on July 13th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as eBay Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204653455/composite EBAY -2.53% rose 1.43% to $44.81, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -2.00% fell 0.16% to $2,116.10, and Walmart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT +0.22% fell 0.61% to $123.37. Trading volume (4.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.2 M.