Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC /zigman2/quotes/201110862/composite PRGO +0.54% shed 0.52% to $45.48 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.15% falling 1.59% to 4,258.49 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.10% falling 2.09% to 33,962.04. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $13.16 short of its 52-week high ($58.64), which the company achieved on July 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/208524651/composite DSKYF -2.74% fell 0.35% to $20.08, Catalent Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206700489/composite CTLT +0.23% rose 1.53% to $110.84, and United Therapeutics Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207551939/composite UTHR -2.68% fell 0.90% to $183.32. Trading volume (2.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.