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Shares of Altria Group Inc. (MO) rallied 1.21% to $44.20 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.48% to 3,965.34 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.59% to 33,745.69. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Altria Group Inc. closed $12.85 short of its 52-week high ($57.05), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) rose 1.18% to $96.28, British American Tobacco PLC ADR (BATS.LN) rose 0.66% to $39.55, and Imperial Brands PLC ADR (IMB.LN) rose 0.68% to $25.31. Trading volume (9.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 9.6 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled November 18, 2022.
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November 18, 2022 17:09 ET (22:09 GMT)
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