Shares of Campbell Soup Co. CPB inched 0.12% higher to $48.98 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.24% to 3,638.35 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.13% to 29,910.37. Campbell Soup Co. closed $8.56 below its 52-week high ($57.54), which the company reached on March 17th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Unilever PLC ADR UL fell 1.26% to $60.51, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A MDLZ fell 0.05% to $57.46, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. MKC.V fell 0.18% to $184.81. Trading volume (434,114) remained 1.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.