AstraZeneca PLC ADR stock rises Monday, outperforms market

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Shares of AstraZeneca PLC ADR AZN inched 0.97% higher to $54.26 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP rising 0.45% to 12,519.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.49% to 30,069.79. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. AstraZeneca PLC ADR closed $10.68 short of its 52-week high ($64.94), which the company reached on July 20th.

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The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as AbbVie Inc. ABBV fell 1.34% to $105.84, Amgen Inc. AMGN fell 1.20% to $226.45, and Gilead Sciences Inc. GILD fell 1.19% to $60.83. Trading volume (6.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.5 M.

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