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Shares of Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) slid 0.91% to $86.82 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.08% to 4,151.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.26% to 32,726.82. Merck & Co. Inc. closed $8.90 below its 52-week high ($95.72), which the company reached on June 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) fell 1.60% to $171.79, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. fell 2.49% to $326.40, and Pfizer Inc. (PFE) remained unchanged. Trading volume (7.9 M) remained 3.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 11.0 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled August 4, 2022.
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August 04, 2022 17:08 ET (21:08 GMT)
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