AstraZeneca PLC ADR stock rises Friday, outperforms market

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Shares of AstraZeneca PLC ADR AZN inched 0.71% higher to $54.27 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.16% to 30,046.37 and the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP falling 0.23% to 12,377.87. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. AstraZeneca PLC ADR closed $10.67 short of its 52-week high ($64.94), which the company reached on July 20th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as AbbVie Inc. ABBV fell 1.07% to $106.34, Amgen Inc. AMGN fell 0.33% to $227.40, and Gilead Sciences Inc. GILD rose 0.51% to $60.76. Trading volume (3.8 M) remained 1.9 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.7 M.

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