Shares of Walmart Inc.
inched 0.77% higher to $140.79 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.68% to 4,134.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.75% to 33,821.30. Walmart Inc. closed $12.87 below its 52-week high ($153.66), which the company achieved on December 1st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Amazon.com Inc.
fell 1.11% to $3,334.69, Costco Wholesale Corp.
rose 0.59% to $371.73, and Target Corp.
fell 0.66% to $207.27. Trading volume (8.1 M) remained 1.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 9.8 M.