Shares of Procter & Gamble Co.
slipped 1.54% to $135.45 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.32% to 3,958.55 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.31% to 33,066.96. The stock’s fall snapped a three-day winning streak. Procter & Gamble Co. closed $11.47 below its 52-week high ($146.92), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 0.62% to $165.01, L’Oreal S.A. ADR
fell 0.04% to $76.97, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
rose 1.58% to $295.13. Trading volume (8.1 M) remained 328,736 below its 50-day average volume of 8.4 M.