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Shares of Merck & Co. Inc. MRK slid 0.07% to $91.23 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 2.62% to 4,023.61 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.37% to 32,197.59. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Merck & Co. Inc. closed $4.49 below its 52-week high ($95.72), which the company achieved on June 27th.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ fell 0.28% to $173.20, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF fell 0.32% to $335.23, and Pfizer Inc. PFE fell 0.67% to $51.95.true Trading volume (7.0 M) remained 4.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 11.4 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled July 27, 2022.
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July 27, 2022 17:08 ET (21:08 GMT)
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