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Shares of Merck & Co. Inc. MRK sank 0.03% to $90.11 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.93% to 3,961.63 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.43% to 31,899.29. Merck & Co. Inc. closed $5.61 below its 52-week high ($95.72), which the company achieved on June 27th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ rose 0.47% to $172.12, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF rose 0.75% to $335.06, and Pfizer Inc. PFE rose 0.22% to $51.23. Trading volume (6.4 M) remained 5.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 11.9 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled July 22, 2022.
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July 22, 2022 17:08 ET (21:08 GMT)
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