Procter & Gamble – Church & Dwight Co. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Church & Dwight Co.
inched 0.13% higher to $86.89 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.16% to 33,730.89 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.41% to 4,124.66. Church & Dwight Co. closed $12.07 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 Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 0.28% to $159.92, Procter & Gamble Co.
rose 0.36% to $135.60, and Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
fell 0.08% to $91.37. Trading volume (1.0 M) remained 451,223 below its 50-day average volume of 1.5 M.