Shares of Amazon.com Inc. AMZN advanced 1.00% to $3,218.51 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.71% to 3,726.86 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.55% to 30,391.60. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Amazon.com Inc. closed $333.74 short of its 52-week high ($3,552.25), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT rose 0.10% to $217.90, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 0.81% to $1,740.05, and Walmart Inc. WMT fell 0.53% to $145.75. Trading volume (2.6 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.1 M.