Shares of Campbell Soup Co. (NYS:CPB) inched 0.73% higher to $42.50 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.41% to 4,363.55 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.30% to 34,416.99. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Campbell Soup Co. closed $11.27 below 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 (NYS:UL) fell 0.73% to $53.05, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A (NAS:MDLZ) rose 2.33% to $60.20, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. (NYS:MKC.V) fell 1.06% to $79.27. Trading volume (2.0 M) remained 936,327 below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.