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Shares of Merck & Co. Inc. MRK slipped 1.04% to $87.61 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.67% to 4,091.19 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 1.23% to 32,396.17. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of losses. Merck & Co. Inc. closed $8.11 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 fell 0.57% to $172.92, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF rose 1.01% to $327.78, and Pfizer Inc. PFE fell 1.82% to $49.69. Trading volume (7.4 M) remained 3.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 11.2 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled August 2, 2022.
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August 02, 2022 17:09 ET (21:09 GMT)
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