ISRG stock – Becton Dickinson & Co. stock outperforms market despite losses on the day
Shares of Becton Dickinson & Co.
sank 0.01% to $240.25 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.04% to 4,221.86 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.62% to 33,823.45. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of losses. Becton Dickinson & Co. closed $44.72 below its 52-week high ($284.97), which the company achieved on August 5th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 3.77% to $486.08, Intuitive Surgical Inc.
rose 1.56% to $885.01, and Baxter International Inc.
fell 0.76% to $81.15. Trading volume (1.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.