Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO rallied 1.36% to $45.47 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a five-day losing streak. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $5.43 below its 52-week high ($50.90), which the company reached on September 30th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. DSKYF rose 4.06% to $26.43, Catalent Inc. CTLT rose 0.61% to $128.94, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR rose 0.81% to $187.60. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.