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Monday's ETF with Unusual Volume: XPH

The SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF ( XPH ) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Monday, with over 905,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 67,000. Shares of XPH were down about 7.7% on the day.

Components of that ETF with the highest volume on Monday were Pfizer ( PFE ), trading down about 2.5% with over 18.6 million shares changing hands so far this session, and Merck ( MRK ), off about 2.4% on volume of over 10.8 million shares. Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) is the component faring the best Monday, up by about 0.8% on the day, while Aratana Therapeutics ( PETX ) is lagging other components of the SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF, trading lower by about 25.7%.

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