Shares of Campbell Soup Co. /zigman2/quotes/202107764/composite CPB -0.80% inched 0.82% higher to $43.15 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 +0.75% falling 0.77% to 4,458.58 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% falling 0.78% to 34,607.72. Campbell Soup Co. closed $10.62 below its 52-week high ($53.77), which the company achieved on January 27th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Unilever PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204685760/composite UL -0.34% fell 0.22% to $54.73, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201769764/composite MDLZ -0.79% fell 0.63% to $60.23, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. /zigman2/quotes/203694994/composite MKC.V -0.49% fell 2.44% to $85.52. Trading volume (2.3 M) remained 525,454 below its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.