Shares of Campbell Soup Co. /zigman2/quotes/202107764/composite CPB +1.53% slipped 0.80% to $41.16 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.42% rising 0.75% to 4,471.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.82% rising 1.09% to 35,294.76. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of losses. Campbell Soup Co. closed $12.61 below its 52-week high ($53.77), which the company achieved on January 27th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Unilever PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204685760/composite UL +1.64% fell 0.34% to $52.96, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201769764/composite MDLZ +1.54% fell 0.79% to $60.15, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. /zigman2/quotes/203694994/composite MKC.V +0.29% fell 0.49% to $79.66. Trading volume (2.0 M) remained 870,309 below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.