Procter & Gamble – Church & Dwight Co. stock rises Thursday, outperforms market
Shares of Church & Dwight Co.
inched 0.12% higher to $82.26 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 1.48% to 3,915.46 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.46% to 32,862.30. Church & Dwight Co. closed $16.70 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
fell 0.19% to $160.47, Procter & Gamble Co.
rose 0.22% to $128.70, and Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
rose 0.92% to $89.15. Trading volume (1.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.