Shares of Campbell Soup Co. /zigman2/quotes/202107764/composite CPB -1.57% rose 2.06% to $42.59 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.30% rising 0.03% to 4,524.09 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.02% falling 0.14% to 35,312.53. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Campbell Soup Co. closed $11.18 short of its 52-week high ($53.77), which the company achieved on January 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Unilever PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204685760/composite UL +1.10% rose 0.61% to $56.02, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201769764/composite MDLZ -0.22% rose 0.42% to $62.33, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. /zigman2/quotes/203694994/composite MKC.V +0.02% rose 2.37% to $87.65. Trading volume (5.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.6 M.