Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO slipped 0.49% to $40.21 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.42% to 4,097.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.17% to 33,503.57. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $18.62 below its 52-week high ($58.83), which the company reached on July 17th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. DSKYF fell 3.90% to $26.61, Catalent Inc. CTLT rose 1.19% to $107.42, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR rose 5.04% to $200.73. Trading volume (704,455) remained 739,980 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.