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Shares of Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) inched 0.41% higher to $144.19 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.21% to 4,448.98 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.48% to 34,764.82. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Procter & Gamble Co. closed $3.04 short of its 52-week high ($147.23), which the company reached on September 13th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) rose 0.57% to $164.86, L'Oreal S.A. ADR (OR.FR) rose 1.33% to $91.11, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A (EL) rose 0.87% to $321.32. Trading volume (5.2 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 6.7 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 23, 2021.
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September 23, 2021 17:15 ET (21:15 GMT)
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