Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO slipped 1.82% to $40.47 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.36% to 3,972.89 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.26% to 32,981.55. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of losses. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $18.36 below its 52-week high ($58.83), which the company achieved on July 17th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. DSKYF fell 1.85% to $29.64, Catalent Inc. CTLT rose 1.68% to $105.31, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR rose 1.09% to $167.27. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 389,780 below its 50-day average volume of 1.5 M.