Shares of Campbell Soup Co. /zigman2/quotes/202107764/composite CPB +0.17% slipped 0.51% to $42.80 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.11% falling 0.46% to 4,493.28 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% falling 0.43% to 34,879.38. Campbell Soup Co. closed $10.97 below its 52-week high ($53.77), which the company reached on January 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Unilever PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204685760/composite UL +0.62% fell 1.03% to $54.85, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201769764/composite MDLZ +0.60% fell 0.41% to $60.61, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. /zigman2/quotes/203694994/composite MKC.V +0.47% fell 0.31% to $87.66. Trading volume (2.6 M) remained 249,235 below its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.