Shares of Netflix Inc. NFLX slipped 1.41% to $496.08 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.07% to 4,167.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.29% to 34,230.34. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Netflix Inc. closed $97.21 short of its 52-week high ($593.29), which the company achieved on January 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Amazon.com Inc. AMZN fell 1.25% to $3,270.54, Walt Disney Co. DIS fell 1.49% to $181.51, and Comcast Corp. Cl A CMCSA fell 0.39% to $56.41. Trading volume (3.1 M) remained 1.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.4 M.