Shares of Netflix Inc. (NAS:NFLX) rallied 1.68% to $674.05 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.98% to 4,596.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.68% to 35,730.48. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Netflix Inc. closed $2.44 short of its 52-week high ($676.49), which the company reached on October 26th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Amazon.com Inc. (NAS:AMZN) rose 1.59% to $3,446.57, Walt Disney Co. (NYS:DIS) rose 0.08% to $169.68, and Comcast Corp. Cl A (NAS:CMCSA) fell 1.03% to $51.90. Trading volume (2.8 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.