Shares of Procter & Gamble Co.
slid 0.49% to $136.99 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.87% to 4,152.10 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 1.36% to 34,269.16. The stock’s fall snapped a three-day winning streak. Procter & Gamble Co. closed $9.93 short of its 52-week high ($146.92), which the company reached on November 9th.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 0.82% to $168.88, L’Oreal S.A. ADR
fell 1.05% to $84.49, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
fell 1.20% to $294.81.true Trading volume (11.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 8.3 M.