Regeneron Stock – Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. stock rises Friday, outperforms market
Shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
rallied 3.90% to $163.68 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.36% to 4,185.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.48% to 34,200.67. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $162.60, which the company reached on January 26th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Gilead Sciences Inc.
rose 1.67% to $66.87, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
fell 0.77% to $219.39, and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.
rose 1.61% to $502.60. Trading volume (7.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.