Procter & Gamble – Church & Dwight Co. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Church & Dwight Co.
rallied 1.71% to $88.64 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.22% to 4,112.50 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.29% to 34,021.45. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Church & Dwight Co. closed $10.32 below its 52-week high ($98.96), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 1.05% to $169.96, Procter & Gamble Co.
rose 1.61% to $137.72, and Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
rose 2.22% to $88.96. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 112,204 below its 50-day average volume of 1.5 M.