ISRG stock – Becton Dickinson & Co. stock falls Wednesday, still outperforms market
Shares of Becton Dickinson & Co.
shed 0.48% to $240.28 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.54% to 4,223.70 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.77% to 34,033.67. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Becton Dickinson & Co. closed $44.69 short of its 52-week high ($284.97), which the company reached on August 5th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
fell 0.35% to $468.42, Intuitive Surgical Inc.
fell 0.11% to $871.42, and Baxter International Inc.
fell 0.22% to $81.77. Trading volume (1.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.