Shares of Procter & Gamble Co. /zigman2/quotes/202894679/composite PG -0.89% slipped 1.52% to $157.17 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.47% falling 1.81% to 4,504.08 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.14% falling 1.47% to 35,241.59. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of losses. Procter & Gamble Co. closed $8.18 below its 52-week high ($165.35), which the company reached on January 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson /zigman2/quotes/201724570/composite JNJ -0.77% fell 1.21% to $169.42, L'Oreal S.A. ADR /zigman2/quotes/203477983/composite LRLCY -1.77% fell 4.29% to $82.67, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/200740220/composite EL -4.03% fell 1.38% to $315.61. Trading volume (7.0 M) remained 2.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 9.0 M.