Shares of Campbell Soup Co. /zigman2/quotes/202107764/composite CPB -0.63% inched 0.17% higher to $40.70 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.77% rising 0.21% to 35,677.02 and the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.46% falling 0.11% to 4,544.90. Campbell Soup Co. closed $13.07 below its 52-week high ($53.77), which the company reached on January 27th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Unilever PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204685760/composite UL +0.57% rose 0.62% to $53.71, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201769764/composite MDLZ +0.67% rose 0.60% to $60.52, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. /zigman2/quotes/203694994/composite MKC.V +1.43% rose 0.47% to $80.90. Trading volume (2.4 M) remained 453,523 below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.