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Shares of Pfizer Inc. (PFE) inched 0.42% higher to $49.78 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor 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 second consecutive day of gains. Pfizer Inc. closed $11.93 short of its 52-week high ($61.71), which the company achieved on December 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) fell 0.01% to $170.18, Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) rose 1.16% to $89.52, and Novartis AG ADR (NOVN.EB) rose 1.41% to $87.15. Trading volume (12.1 M) remained 8.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 20.1 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled August 9, 2022.
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August 09, 2022 17:14 ET (21:14 GMT)
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