Shares of Colgate-Palmolive Co. CL sank 0.90% to $75.96 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.80% to 3,333.69 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.38% to 27,686.91. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Colgate-Palmolive Co. closed $1.50 below its 52-week high ($77.46), which the company achieved on July 31st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Procter & Gamble Co. PG fell 0.65% to $133.23, Unilever PLC ADR UL fell 1.33% to $58.78, and Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC RBGPF fell 1.03% to $96.70. Trading volume (3.4 M) remained 224,072 below its 50-day average volume of 3.6 M.
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