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4,166.45-55.41 (-1.31%)
At close: 5:09PM EDT
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Previous close4,221.86
Open4,204.78
Volume3,619,215,000
Day's range4,164.40 - 4,204.78
52-week range2,999.74 - 4,257.16
Avg. volume3,997,373,492
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