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Shares of Pfizer Inc. (PFE) rose 3.77% to $50.11 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.73% to 4,280.15 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.27% to 33,761.05. Pfizer Inc. closed $11.60 short of its 52-week high ($61.71), which the company achieved on December 20th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) fell 1.10% to $165.30, Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) rose 2.35% to $91.02, and Novartis AG ADR (NOVN.EB) rose 0.12% to $85.68. Trading volume (25.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 19.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled August 12, 2022.
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August 12, 2022 17:14 ET (21:14 GMT)
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