Shares of Procter & Gamble Co.
slid 0.22% to $138.12 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,195.99 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.03% to 34,323.05. Procter & Gamble Co. closed $8.80 short of its 52-week high ($146.92), which the company reached on November 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 0.59% to $169.07, L’Oreal S.A. ADR
fell 0.97% to $89.25, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
rose 0.21% to $305.84. Trading volume (8.1 M) remained 288,224 below its 50-day average volume of 8.4 M.