Amazon.com Inc. stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market

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Shares of Amazon.com Inc. AMZN advanced 2.40% to $3,240.96 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.18% to 3,701.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.15% to 30,154.54. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $311.29 short of its 52-week high ($3,552.25), which the company reached on September 2nd.

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The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT rose 2.41% to $219.28, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL fell 0.22% to $1,757.19, and Walmart Inc. WMT fell 0.10% to $145.43. Trading volume (4.4 M) remained 115,058 below its 50-day average volume of 4.5 M.

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