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Shares of Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) inched 0.83% higher to $58.07 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.37% to 4,536.19 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.43% to 35,609.34. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Bristol Myers Squibb Co. closed $11.68 below its 52-week high ($69.75), which the company achieved on August 23rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) fell 0.05% to $163.78, Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) rose 1.99% to $81.07, and Pfizer Inc. (PFE) rose 1.69% to $42.80. Trading volume (8.8 M) remained 815,116 below its 50-day average volume of 9.7 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 20, 2021.
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October 20, 2021 16:41 ET (20:41 GMT)
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