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Shares of Walmart Inc. (WMT) inched 0.30% higher to $139.66 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.19% to 4,391.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.03% to 34,746.25. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Walmart Inc. closed $14.00 short of its 52-week high ($153.66), which the company achieved on December 1st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) fell 0.42% to $3,288.62, Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) fell 0.23% to $451.85, and Target Corp. (TGT) fell 0.40% to $228.90. Trading volume (4.6 M) remained 3.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 7.6 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 8, 2021.
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October 08, 2021 17:30 ET (21:30 GMT)
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