Shares of Netflix Inc.
advanced 7.98% to $274.97 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 5.54% to 3,956.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 3.70% to 33,715.37. Netflix Inc. closed $426.02 short of its 52-week high ($700.99), which the company achieved on November 17th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Amazon.com Inc.
rose 12.18% to $96.63, Walt Disney Co.
rose 4.28% to $90.46, and Comcast Corp. Cl A
rose 4.40% to $32.77. Trading volume (9.6 M) remained 3.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 12.7 M.