Costco Wholesale Corp. stock underperforms Friday when compared to competitors despite daily gains – MarketWatch

Shares of Costco Wholesale Corp. COST, +0.59% inched 0.59% higher to $596.25 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.59% rising 0.59% to 4,594.63 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.82% rising 0.82% to 36,245.50.
This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains.
Costco Wholesale Corp. closed $3.69 short of its 52-week high ($599.94), which the company reached on November 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Inc. AMZN, +0.64% rose 0.64% to $147.03 and Walmart Inc. WMT, -0.87% fell 0.87% to $154.34.
Trading volume (1.5 M) remained 331,167 below its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.
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Gold futures end Friday at their highest on record.

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