Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO slid 0.21% to $42.01 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.66% to 3,974.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.39% to 33,072.88. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $16.82 short of its 52-week high ($58.83), which the company reached on July 17th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. DSKYF fell 0.03% to $29.35, Catalent Inc. CTLT rose 1.06% to $103.30, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR rose 1.70% to $171.21. Trading volume (563,270) remained 988,551 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.