Pfizer Inc. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Shares of Pfizer Inc. PFE inched 0.50% higher to $38.03 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.58% to 3,722.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.49% to 30,303.37. The stock’s rise snapped a six-day losing streak. Pfizer Inc. closed $5.05 short of its 52-week high ($43.08), which the company reached on December 9th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ rose 2.64% to $153.62, Merck & Co. Inc. MRK fell 0.01% to $79.82, and Novartis AG ADR NVS rose 1.11% to $91.98. Trading volume (50.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 45.9 M.

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