Shares of Campbell Soup Co. /zigman2/quotes/202107764/composite CPB +0.11% slid 1.37% to $42.60 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.22% falling 1.70% to 4,357.73 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.12% falling 1.78% to 33,970.47. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Campbell Soup Co. closed $11.17 below its 52-week high ($53.77), which the company achieved on January 27th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Unilever PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204685760/composite UL -0.29% rose 0.52% to $54.23, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201769764/composite MDLZ -0.38% fell 0.84% to $60.43, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. /zigman2/quotes/203694994/composite MKC.V -0.61% fell 0.99% to $85.64. Trading volume (3.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.0 M.