Shares of Campbell Soup Co. (NYS:CPB) slipped 2.43% to $41.81 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 1.19% to 4,307.54 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 1.59% to 33,843.92. Campbell Soup Co. closed $11.96 below its 52-week high ($53.77), which the company reached on January 27th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Unilever PLC ADR (NYS:UL) fell 1.13% to $54.22, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A (NAS:MDLZ) fell 1.47% to $58.18, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. (NYS:MKC.V) fell 1.94% to $82.38. Trading volume (2.8 M) remained 106,218 below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.