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Pfizer Inc. stock underperforms Wednesday when compared to competitors

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Shares of Pfizer Inc. PFE slid 0.63% to $36.50 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.39% to 3,851.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.83% to 31,188.38. Pfizer Inc. closed $6.58 below its 52-week high ($43.08), which the company reached on December 9th.


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The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ fell 0.25% to $162.38, Merck & Co. Inc. MRK fell 0.88% to $82.46, and Novartis AG ADR NVS rose 0.24% to $96.92. Trading volume (35.3 M) remained 14.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 49.8 M.

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