Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO inched 0.57% higher to $40.38 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.16% to 33,730.89 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.41% to 4,124.66. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $18.45 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 0.14% to $27.70, Catalent Inc. CTLT rose 0.80% to $109.91, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR rose 1.75% to $202.78. Trading volume (741,625) remained 685,812 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.