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Shares of Pfizer Inc. (PFE) inched 0.34% higher to $49.95 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 2.13% to 4,210.24 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.63% to 33,309.51. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Pfizer Inc. closed $11.76 below its 52-week high ($61.71), which the company achieved on December 20th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) rose 0.29% to $170.67, Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) fell 0.37% to $89.19, and Novartis AG ADR (NOVN.EB) rose 0.32% to $87.43. Trading volume (17.3 M) remained 2.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 19.9 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled August 10, 2022.
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August 10, 2022 17:14 ET (21:14 GMT)
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