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Shares of Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) inched 0.34% higher to $143.60 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.95% to 4,395.64 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.00% to 34,258.32. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Procter & Gamble Co. closed $3.63 short of its 52-week high ($147.23), which the company achieved on September 13th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) fell 0.36% to $163.93, L'Oreal S.A. ADR (OR.FR) rose 0.16% to $89.91, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A (EL) rose 2.24% to $318.56. Trading volume (5.6 M) remained 1.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 6.7 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 22, 2021.
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September 22, 2021 17:16 ET (21:16 GMT)
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