Procter & Gamble – Church & Dwight Co. stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market
Shares of Church & Dwight Co.
slipped 1.33% to $84.57 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.55% to 3,889.14 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.01% to 32,420.06. The stock’s fall snapped a four-day winning streak. Church & Dwight Co. closed $14.39 short of its 52-week high ($98.96), which the company achieved on September 2nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 0.97% to $161.91, Procter & Gamble Co.
fell 0.03% to $132.56, and Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
fell 0.92% to $89.84. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 161,921 below its 50-day average volume of 1.5 M.