Shares of Procter & Gamble Co.
shed 0.65% to $136.85 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.93% to 4,173.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.93% to 34,137.31. Procter & Gamble Co. closed $10.07 short of its 52-week high ($146.92), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 0.07% to $166.59, L’Oreal S.A. ADR
rose 1.68% to $82.91, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
rose 0.14% to $309.87. Trading volume (8.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 8.4 M.