Shares of Netflix Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202353025/composite NFLX +6.68% inched 0.40% higher to $628.08 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 +1.36% rising 0.31% to 4,701.21 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.39% rising 0.10% to 35,754.75. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Netflix Inc. closed $72.91 short of its 52-week high ($700.99), which the company reached on November 17th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN +2.22% fell 0.00% to $3,523.16, Walt Disney Co. /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS +2.43% rose 1.68% to $153.34, and Comcast Corp. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/209472081/composite CMCSA -1.20% fell 1.29% to $48.94. Trading volume (2.2 M) remained 1.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 3.9 M.