Shares of Campbell Soup Co. /zigman2/quotes/202107764/composite CPB +1.13% inched 0.56% higher to $43.05 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.37% falling 0.03% to 4,535.43 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.43% falling 0.21% to 35,369.09. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Campbell Soup Co. closed $10.72 below its 52-week high ($53.77), which the company reached on January 27th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Unilever PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204685760/composite UL +0.55% rose 0.53% to $55.15, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201769764/composite MDLZ +0.84% fell 0.32% to $61.72, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. /zigman2/quotes/203694994/composite MKC.V +0.78% fell 0.42% to $87.63. Trading volume (2.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.