Because Pfizer’s Covid Antiviral Appears to Actually Work, the company’s stock is soaring.

Because Pfizer’s Covid Antiviral Appears to Actually Work, the company’s stock is soaring

Shares of Pfizer Inc. jumped after the vaccine producer revealed a study showing that its COVID-19 antiviral medicine is effective in fighting the infection. Investors’ optimism about stocks and the economy was bolstered by the report.


A strong employment report and confidence about Pfizer’s antiviral medicine treatment for COVID-19 pushed the S&P 500 to new high.

Zhiwei Ren, managing director and portfolio manager at Penn Mutual Asset Management, said in a phone interview Friday that “you see a massive rotation towards the reopening trade.” It looks that people may be able to “to take a tablet when they get sick” from COVID in order to avert serious illness from Pfizer’s news.

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Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

NYSE – NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD

48.61     +4.76 (+10.86%)

At close: 4:03PM EDT

Previous Close 43.85
Open 48.09
Bid 48.72 x 1000
Ask 48.69 x 2900
Day’s Range 46.55 – 48.81
52 Week Range 33.36 – 51.86
Volume 171,352,993
Avg. Volume 31,940,949


Market Cap 278.57B
Beta (5Y Monthly) 0.67
PE Ratio (TTM) 20.76
EPS (TTM) 2.34
Earnings Date Jan 31, 2022 – Feb 04, 2022
Forward Dividend & Yield 1.56 (3.56%)
Ex-Dividend Date Nov 04, 2021
1y Target Est N/A

Stock Price History

Beta (5Y Monthly) 0.67
52-Week Change 3 26.97%
S&P500 52-Week Change 3 33.36%
52 Week High 3 51.86
52 Week Low 3 33.36
50-Day Moving Average 3 43.10
200-Day Moving Average 3 42.20

Pfizer Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells biopharmaceutical products worldwide. It offers medicines and vaccines in various therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular metabolic and pain under the Eliquis, Chantix/Champix, and Premarin family brands; biologics, small molecules, immunotherapies, and biosimilars under the Ibrance, Xtandi, Sutent, Inlyta, Retacrit, Lorbrena, and Braftovi brands; and sterile injectable and anti-infective medicines under the Sulperazon, Medrol, Zithromax, Vfend, and Panzyga brands.

https //covid-19 : COVID-19 vaccines

The company also provides medicines and vaccines in various therapeutic areas, such as pneumococcal disease, meningococcal disease, tick-borne encephalitis, and COVID-19 under the Prevnar 13/Prevenar 13 (pediatric/adult), Nimenrix, FSME/IMMUN-TicoVac, Trumenba, and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine brands

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