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Shares of Pfizer Inc. (PFE) slid 2.22% to $44.58 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.23% to 4,468.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.76% to 34,869.63. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of losses. Pfizer Inc. closed $7.28 short of its 52-week high ($51.86), which the company achieved on August 18th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) fell 0.70% to $165.80, Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) fell 0.37% to $73.18, and Novartis AG ADR (NOVN.EB) fell 0.20% to $85.26. Trading volume (37.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 33.6 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 13, 2021.
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September 13, 2021 17:15 ET (21:15 GMT)
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