Shares of Pfizer Inc.
PFE,
-0.86%

slumped 0.86% to $36.86 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
SPX,
+0.23%

rising 0.23% to 3,809.84 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
DJIA,
-0.03%

falling 0.03% to 31,060.47. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Pfizer Inc. closed $6.22 short of its 52-week high ($43.08), which the company achieved on December 9th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson
JNJ,
-0.15%

fell 0.15% to $157.89, Merck & Co. Inc.
MRK,
-0.90%

fell 0.90% to $82.34, and Novartis AG ADR
NVS,
-0.58%

fell 0.58% to $93.31. Trading volume (31.0 M) remained 19.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 50.1 M.


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