Shares of Teleflex Inc.
slumped 0.72% to $393.54 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Teleflex Inc. closed $55.84 short of its 52-week high ($449.38), which the company reached on April 28th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 1.27% to $164.96, Becton Dickinson & Co.
fell 1.13% to $242.64, and Boston Scientific Corp.
rose 0.16% to $42.91. Trading volume (187,937) remained 4,497 below its 50-day average volume of 192,434.