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Shares of Merck & Co. Inc. MRK inched 0.84% higher to $91.29 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 1.15% to 3,921.05 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.71% to 31,761.54. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Merck & Co. Inc. closed $4.43 below 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 Tuesday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ rose 0.71% to $173.68, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF fell 1.54% to $336.31, and Pfizer Inc. PFE rose 1.02% to $52.30. Trading volume (6.3 M) remained 5.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 11.6 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled July 26, 2022.
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July 26, 2022 17:08 ET (21:08 GMT)
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