Shares of Procter & Gamble Co.
rallied 1.61% to $137.72 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.22% to 4,112.50 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.29% to 34,021.45. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Procter & Gamble Co. closed $9.20 below its 52-week high ($146.92), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 1.05% to $169.96, L’Oreal S.A. ADR
rose 1.44% to $84.64, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
rose 0.33% to $291.02. Trading volume (8.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 8.4 M.