Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO rallied 1.09% to $41.62 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.36% to 4,185.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.48% to 34,200.67. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $17.21 below its 52-week high ($58.83), which the company achieved on July 17th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. DSKYF fell 2.17% to $28.00, Catalent Inc. CTLT fell 0.35% to $110.60, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR rose 1.02% to $203.73. Trading volume (896,593) remained 500,626 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.