Published on 4 Dec 2021 on Market Watch

Procter & Gamble Co. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of Procter & Gamble Co. rose 1.78% to $149.88 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.84% to 4,538.43 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.17% to 34,580.08. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Procter & Gamble Co. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $149.72, which the company reached on November 26th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson rose 1.46% to $159.38, L'Oreal S.A. ADR rose 0.78% to $90.89, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A rose 0.19% to $335.30. Trading volume (11.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 6.6 M.

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