Shares of Amazon.com Inc. slipped 5.52% to $96.79 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.41% to 3,856.10 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.24% to 32,653.20. This was the stock’s fifth consecutive day of losses. Amazon.com Inc. closed $91.32 below its 52-week high ($188.11), which the company reached on November 19th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as eBay Inc. fell 0.08% to $39.81, Alphabet Inc. Cl A fell 4.27% to $90.47, and Walmart Inc. fell 0.45% to $141.69. Trading volume (151.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 60.7 M.