Shares of Aphria Inc. APHA slid 1.36% to $18.12 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP rising 1.76% to 13,480.11 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.52% to 33,153.21. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Aphria Inc. closed $14.17 short of its 52-week high ($32.29), which the company reached on February 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as GW Pharmaceuticals PLC ADR GWPH rose 0.17% to $217.26, HEXO Corp. HEXO rose 0.15% to $6.49, and OrganiGram Holdings Inc. OGI fell 0.86% to $3.44. Trading volume (10.8 M) remained 14.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 25.5 M.