Shares of Procter & Gamble Co.
slumped 0.20% to $137.73 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.25% to 4,163.29 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.16% to 34,327.79. The stock’s fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Procter & Gamble Co. closed $9.19 short of its 52-week high ($146.92), which the company reached on November 9th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 0.10% to $170.39, L’Oreal S.A. ADR
rose 0.66% to $86.47, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
rose 0.05% to $296.64. Trading volume (7.7 M) remained 567,092 below its 50-day average volume of 8.3 M.