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Shares of Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) slid 0.29% to $88.93 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.08% to 33,336.67 and the S&P 500 Index falling 0.07% to 4,207.27. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Merck & Co. Inc. closed $6.79 short of its 52-week high ($95.72), which the company achieved on June 27th.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) fell 2.07% to $167.14, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. fell 2.52% to $325.64, and Pfizer Inc. (PFE) fell 3.32% to $48.29.true Trading volume (7.4 M) remained 3.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 10.8 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled August 11, 2022.
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August 11, 2022 17:08 ET (21:08 GMT)
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