Procter & Gamble – Church & Dwight Co. stock falls Thursday, underperforms market
Shares of Church & Dwight Co.
dropped 0.63% to $87.31 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.42% to 4,097.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.17% to 33,503.57. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Church & Dwight Co. closed $11.65 short of its 52-week high ($98.96), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 0.39% to $162.97, Procter & Gamble Co.
rose 0.38% to $137.26, and Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
rose 2.31% to $91.18. Trading volume (1.5 M) remained 43,017 below its 50-day average volume of 1.5 M.