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Shares of Walmart Inc. (WMT) rallied 1.18% to $139.24 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.83% to 4,399.76 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.98% to 34,754.94. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Walmart Inc. closed $14.42 short of 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 Thursday, as Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) rose 1.24% to $3,302.43, Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) rose 0.79% to $452.87, and Target Corp. (TGT) rose 1.32% to $229.82. Trading volume (7.0 M) remained 483,561 below its 50-day average volume of 7.5 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 7, 2021.
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October 07, 2021 17:30 ET (21:30 GMT)
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