The tech-heavy Nasdaq touched a record high Wednesday thanks to a strong surge in tech stocks before falling back into negative territory.
But the tech sector wasn't the only segment gaining ahead of the Thanksgiving break. Here's a list of the stocks that reached record highs Wednesday.
Amazon shares touched a record high of $1,152.07 per share intraday.
Video game maker Activision Blizzard (ATVI - Get Report) was also close to reaching its record high of $66.87. Activision shares reached a high of $66.31, but was trading below $66 Wednesday afternoon.
Philadelphia-based paint coating company Axalta Coating Systems (AXTA - Get Report) was up more than 5% to $36.10 Wednesday afternoon, blowing past its previous record high. The increase came after rival Akzo Nobel (AKZOY) dropped its bid for the company following a competing bid from Japan's Nippon Paint Holdings (NPCPF) . Reports are that Nippon is offering $8.2 billion for the company.
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