Shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. REGN, -0.43% dropped 0.43% to $553.24 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.75% rising 0.75% to 4,471.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.09% rising 1.09% to 35,294.76. The stock’s fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. closed $133.38 short of its 52-week high ($686.62), which the company reached on September 3rd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ, +0.74% rose 0.74% to $161.30, Novartis AG ADR NVS, +0.88% rose 0.88% to $83.33, and Amgen Inc. AMGN, +0.51% rose 0.51% to $207.84. Trading volume (828,624) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 781,432.