Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO inched 0.19% higher to $41.70 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.53% to 4,163.26 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.36% to 34,077.63. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $17.13 below its 52-week high ($58.83), which the company achieved on July 17th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. DSKYF fell 0.89% to $27.75, Catalent Inc. CTLT fell 1.78% to $108.63, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR rose 0.05% to $203.84. Trading volume (899,836) remained 485,990 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.