Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO, +2.91% rose 2.91% to $44.96 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.23% rising 0.23% to 4,468.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.76% rising 0.76% to 34,869.63. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $6.14 short of its 52-week high ($51.10), which the company achieved on September 15th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. DSKYF, -3.85% fell 3.85% to $25.50, Catalent Inc. CTLT, -0.75% fell 0.75% to $136.63, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR, -0.30% fell 0.30% to $209.62. Trading volume (1.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.