Shares of Netflix Inc. (NAS:NFLX) inched 0.47% higher to $518.91 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.47% to 4,401.46 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.24% to 35,058.52. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Netflix Inc. closed $74.38 below its 52-week high ($593.29), which the company achieved on January 20th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Amazon.com Inc. (NAS:AMZN) fell 1.98% to $3,626.39, Walt Disney Co. (NYS:DIS) rose 0.43% to $179.50, and Comcast Corp. Cl A (NAS:CMCSA) fell 0.24% to $58.56. Trading volume (2.7 M) remained 765,432 below its 50-day average volume of 3.5 M.