Shares of Amazon.com Inc.
rallied 1.44% to $3,165.89 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.23% to 3,809.84 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.03% to 31,060.47. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $386.36 short of its 52-week high ($3,552.25), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp.
rose 0.66% to $216.34, Alphabet Inc. Cl A
rose 0.57% to $1,747.25, and Walmart Inc.
fell 1.02% to $147.45. Trading volume (3.3 M) remained 591,197 below its 50-day average volume of 3.9 M.