Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO slipped 0.91% to $40.15 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.33% to 4,141.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.20% to 33,677.27. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $18.68 below its 52-week high ($58.83), which the company reached on July 17th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. DSKYF rose 0.40% to $27.74, Catalent Inc. CTLT fell 0.31% to $109.04, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR rose 0.36% to $199.30. Trading volume (667,490) remained 746,597 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.