Shares of Campbell Soup Co. (NYS:CPB) 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 (S&P:SPX) falling 0.03% to 4,535.43 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) 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 (NYS:UL) rose 0.53% to $55.15, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A (NAS:MDLZ) fell 0.32% to $61.72, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. (NYS:MKC.V) fell 0.42% to $87.63. Trading volume (2.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.