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Shares of Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) inched 0.68% higher to $87.41 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.23% to 32,803.47 and the S&P 500 Index falling 0.16% to 4,145.19. Merck & Co. Inc. closed $8.31 below its 52-week high ($95.72), which the company reached on June 27th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) fell 0.40% to $171.11, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. fell 0.18% to $325.80, and Pfizer Inc. (PFE) fell 1.18% to $49.27. Trading volume (8.8 M) remained 2.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 11.0 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled August 5, 2022.
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August 05, 2022 17:08 ET (21:08 GMT)
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