Netflix Inc. stock underperforms Wednesday when compared to competitors despite daily gains – MarketWatch

Shares of Netflix Inc. NFLX, +1.86% inched 0.41% higher to $361.42 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +1.19% rising 0.28% to 4,147.60 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.24% rising 0.11% to 34,128.05. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Netflix Inc. closed $41.45 below its 52-week high ($402.87), which the company achieved on February 18th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.36% rose 1.39% to $155.33, Walt Disney Co. DIS, +1.97% rose 1.47% to $109.24, and Comcast Corp. Cl A CMCSA, +1.38% rose 0.92% to $39.42. Trading volume (4.0 M) remained 5.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 9.1 M.
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The market capitalization of Apple Inc. has surpassed that of the entire Russell 2000 for two weeks, the longest stretch on record, according to Bloomberg data.

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