Shares of Pfizer Inc. PFE
It was down 0.30% to $ 36.75 on Thursday on what proved to be a bad trading session for the stock market with the S&P 500 Index SPX.
Down 0.38% to 3,795.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA.
It was down 0.22% to 30,991
The stock performed poorly compared to some of Thursday’s rivals such as Johnson & Johnson JNJ.
It rose 1.75% to $ 160.65 Merck & Co. Inc. MRK
It was down 0.21% to $ 82.17 and Novartis AG ADR NVS.
It rose 1.40% to $ 94.62.Trading volume ($ 30.2 million) was 20.1 million, well below the 50.3 million 50-day average.