Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC /zigman2/quotes/201110862/composite PRGO +0.54% slipped 0.50% to $45.82 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.15% rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.10% rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $11.21 below its 52-week high ($57.03), which the company achieved on July 29th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/208524651/composite DSKYF -2.74% rose 3.24% to $20.73, Catalent Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206700489/composite CTLT +0.23% rose 1.45% to $115.19, and United Therapeutics Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207551939/composite UTHR -2.68% rose 1.65% to $185.79. Trading volume (691,858) remained 524,953 below its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.