Astrazeneca Stock – AstraZeneca PLC ADR outperforms market on strong trading day
The AstraZeneca PLC ADR
rallied 1.36% to $53.65 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.29% to 34,230.34 and the NASDAQ Composite Index
falling 0.37% to 13,582.42. AstraZeneca PLC ADR closed $11.29 short of its 52-week high ($64.94), which the company achieved on July 20th.
The ADR demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as AbbVie Inc.
rose 1.65% to $115.78, Amgen Inc.
rose 0.80% to $249.35, and Gilead Sciences Inc.
rose 1.33% to $66.51. Trading volume (7.4 M) remained 3.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 10.3 M.