Shares of Netflix Inc.
shed 5.65% to $475.74 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 1.21% to 3,269.96 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.59% to 26,501.60. Netflix Inc. closed $99.63 short of its 52-week high ($575.37), which the company reached on July 13th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Amazon.com Inc.
fell 5.45% to $3,036.15, Walt Disney Co.
fell 0.24% to $121.25, and Comcast Corp. Cl A
fell 1.90% to $42.24. Trading volume (7.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 6.4 M.