Shares of Campbell Soup Co. (NYS:CPB) 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 (S&P:SPX) falling 0.46% to 4,493.28 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) 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 (NYS:UL) fell 1.03% to $54.85, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A (NAS:MDLZ) fell 0.41% to $60.61, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. (NYS:MKC.V) fell 0.31% to $87.66. Trading volume (2.6 M) remained 249,235 below its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.