• Fri. Mar 5th, 2021

Amazon.com Inc. stock rises Friday, outperforms market – MarketWatch

Shares of Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +2.49% rallied 2.49% to $3,095.13 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +1.59% rising 1.60% to 3,298.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.33% rising 1.34% to 27,173.96. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $457.12 short of its 52-week high ($3,552.25), which the company achieved on September 2nd.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +2.27% rose 2.28% to $207.82, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL, +1.13% rose 1.14% to $1,439.06, and Walmart Inc. WMT, +0.41% rose 0.42% to $137.27. Trading volume (4.5 M) remained 281,386 below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.

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