Shares of Procter & Gamble Co.
inched 0.62% higher to $124.29 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 2.38% to 3,901.82 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.95% to 31,535.51. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Procter & Gamble Co. closed $22.63 short of its 52-week high ($146.92), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 0.54% to $159.32, L’Oreal S.A. ADR
rose 0.72% to $73.79, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
rose 2.83% to $293.95. Trading volume (7.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 7.5 M.