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Shares of Novavax Inc. (NVAX) slid 1.96% to $16.52 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.10% to 34,429.88 and the NASDAQ Composite Index falling 0.18% to 11,461.50. Novavax Inc. closed $219.98 below its 52-week high ($236.50), which the company achieved on December 20th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) rose 0.08% to $178.88, Pfizer Inc. (PFE) fell 0.33% to $50.91, and Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) rose 0.22% to $110.04. Trading volume (6.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled December 2, 2022.
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December 02, 2022 17:24 ET (22:24 GMT)
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