Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO inched 0.80% higher to $40.53 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.77% to 4,128.80 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.89% to 33,800.60. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $18.30 short of its 52-week high ($58.83), which the company achieved on July 17th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. DSKYF rose 3.83% to $27.63, Catalent Inc. CTLT rose 1.71% to $109.26, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR rose 1.31% to $203.36. Trading volume (633,252) remained 796,181 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.