Shares of Aphria Inc. APHA slipped 4.50% to $13.59 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP rising 1.31% to 14,038.76 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.90% to 34,035.99. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Aphria Inc. closed $18.70 short of its 52-week high ($32.29), which the company achieved on February 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as GW Pharmaceuticals PLC ADR GWPH rose 0.21% to $218.81, HEXO Corp. HEXO fell 1.55% to $5.70, and OrganiGram Holdings Inc. OGI fell 4.62% to $2.48. Trading volume (20.0 M) remained 4.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 24.6 M.