Pfizer Inc. stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market

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Shares of Pfizer Inc. PFE rallied 1.91% to $37.44 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.07% to 3,690.01 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.38% to 30,129.83. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Pfizer Inc. closed $5.64 short of its 52-week high ($43.08), which the company achieved on December 9th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ fell 0.51% to $151.94, Merck & Co. Inc. MRK rose 0.43% to $79.76, and Novartis AG ADR NVS rose 0.23% to $88.38. Trading volume (33.6 M) remained 14.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 48.1 M.

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