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Shares of Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) advanced 1.14% to $57.59 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.74% to 4,519.63 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.56% to 35,457.31. Bristol Myers Squibb Co. closed $12.16 short of its 52-week high ($69.75), which the company achieved on August 23rd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) rose 2.34% to $163.87, Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) rose 3.03% to $79.49, and Pfizer Inc. (PFE) rose 1.86% to $42.09. Trading volume (9.3 M) remained 293,672 below its 50-day average volume of 9.6 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 19, 2021.
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October 19, 2021 16:41 ET (20:41 GMT)
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