Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO slid 0.23% to $42.63 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.92% to 4,134.98 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.94% to 33,815.90. The stock's fall snapped a six-day winning streak. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $16.20 short of 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 Thursday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. DSKYF fell 0.79% to $27.60, Catalent Inc. CTLT rose 1.74% to $113.21, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR fell 1.23% to $209.33. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 207,655 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.