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Shares of Merck & Co. Inc. MRK inched 0.47% higher to $90.53 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.13% to 3,966.84 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.28% to 31,990.04. Merck & Co. Inc. closed $5.19 short of its 52-week high ($95.72), which the company achieved on June 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ rose 0.20% to $172.46, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF rose 1.94% to $341.56, and Pfizer Inc. PFE rose 1.05% to $51.77. Trading volume (6.4 M) remained 5.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 11.8 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled July 25, 2022.
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July 25, 2022 17:08 ET (21:08 GMT)
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