Shares in West Pharmaceutical Services Inc.
fell 1.73% to $ 278.10 on Tuesday, on what turned out to be a serious stock trading session, with the S&P 500 Index
fell 0.81% to 3,870.29 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
fell 0.46% to 31391.52. The stock fell a two-day winning streak. West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. closed $ 34.02 below its 52-week high ($ 312.12), which the company reached on January 8.
The stock underperformed some of its competitors on Tuesday, such as Johnson & Johnson
fell 0.19% to $ 159.02, Medtronic PLC
rose 0.01% to $ 117.87 and Stryker Corp.
fell 0.17% to $ 245.39. The trading volume (322,356) was 175,164 below the average 50-day volume of 497,520.