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Shares of Merck & Co. Inc. MRK shed 1.41% to $89.94 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.21% to 4,072.43 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.03% to 32,529.63. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Merck & Co. Inc. closed $5.78 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 Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ rose 0.58% to $174.20, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF rose 0.27% to $336.15, and Pfizer Inc. PFE fell 1.61% to $50.72. Trading volume (13.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 11.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled July 28, 2022.
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July 28, 2022 17:08 ET (21:08 GMT)
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