Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. CPRX,
fell 2.89% to $ 4.37 on Wednesday, which turned out to be a completely mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA.
an increase of 0.05% to 33,446.26, and the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP,
fell 0.07% to 13,688.84. It was the second day in a row that the stock fell. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. closed $ 0.82 below the 52-week high ($ 5.19) the company hit on July 9.
On Wednesday, the company’s stock outperformed some of its competitors such as Johnson & Johnson JNJ.
rose 0.13% to $ 163.61, Pfizer Inc. PFE,
fell 0.39% to $ 35.91, and Abbott Laboratories ABT,
rose 0.12% to $ 120.11. Trading volume (1.2 million) remained 616,504 below the 50-day average of $ 1.8 million.