Shares of Campbell Soup Co. /zigman2/quotes/202107764/composite CPB +1.13% rallied 1.58% to $43.83 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.37% rising 0.23% to 4,468.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.43% rising 0.76% to 34,869.63. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Campbell Soup Co. closed $9.94 below its 52-week high ($53.77), which the company reached on January 27th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Unilever PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204685760/composite UL +0.55% rose 0.90% to $55.22, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201769764/composite MDLZ +0.84% rose 0.90% to $60.77, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. /zigman2/quotes/203694994/composite MKC.V +0.78% fell 0.26% to $85.30. Trading volume (3.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.