Shares of Procter & Gamble Co.
inched 0.34% higher to $138.43 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.21% to 4,188.13 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.24% to 34,312.46. Procter & Gamble Co. closed $8.49 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 Tuesday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 0.28% to $170.08, L’Oreal S.A. ADR
rose 1.19% to $90.12, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
rose 0.90% to $305.19. Trading volume (8.1 M) remained 216,209 below its 50-day average volume of 8.4 M.