Shares of Procter & Gamble Co.
inched 0.18% higher to $136.74 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.15% to 4,079.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.05% to 33,446.26. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Procter & Gamble Co. closed $10.18 below its 52-week high ($146.92), which the company reached on November 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 0.13% to $163.61, L’Oreal S.A. ADR
rose 0.03% to $78.69, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
rose 0.04% to $295.13. Trading volume (10.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 8.3 M.