Sep 06, 2023

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. stock falls Thursday, underperforms market

Shares of Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. CPRX, -1.00% slipped 1.00% to $11.86 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, +1.02% rising 1.02% to 13,238.52 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.50% rising 0.50% to 33,833.61.

This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses.

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. closed $10.25 below its 52-week high ($22.11), which the company reached on January 13th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ, +1.10% rose 1.10% to $160.26, Pfizer Inc. PFE, +0.51% rose 0.51% to $39.09, and Abbott Laboratories ABT, -0.87% fell 0.87% to $100.78.

Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 691,885 below its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.

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