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Shares of Walmart Inc. (WMT) inched 0.73% higher to $137.62 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.41% to 4,363.55 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.30% to 34,416.99. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Walmart Inc. closed $16.04 below its 52-week high ($153.66), which the company achieved on December 1st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) rose 1.27% to $3,262.01, Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) rose 0.69% to $449.34, and Target Corp. (TGT) fell 0.32% to $226.83. Trading volume (6.5 M) remained 1.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 7.5 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 6, 2021.
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October 06, 2021 17:31 ET (21:31 GMT)
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