Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO inched 0.52% higher to $40.68 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.18% to 4,019.87 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.52% to 33,153.21. The stock's rise snapped a five-day losing streak. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $18.15 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 4.55% to $28.29, Catalent Inc. CTLT rose 1.17% to $106.54, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR rose 14.99% to $192.34. Trading volume (730,553) remained 768,338 below its 50-day average volume of 1.5 M.