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Shares of Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) rose 1.16% to $89.52 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.42% to 4,122.47 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.18% to 32,774.41. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Merck & Co. Inc. closed $6.20 short of its 52-week high ($95.72), which the company achieved on June 27th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) fell 0.01% to $170.18, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. rose 0.65% to $332.13, and Pfizer Inc. (PFE) rose 0.42% to $49.78. Trading volume (13.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 10.9 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled August 9, 2022.
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August 09, 2022 17:08 ET (21:08 GMT)
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