Shares of Campbell Soup Co. /zigman2/quotes/202107764/composite CPB -0.44% slid 1.57% to $40.63 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +2.07% rising 0.30% to 4,549.78 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.40% falling 0.02% to 35,603.08. Campbell Soup Co. closed $13.14 short of 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 /zigman2/quotes/204685760/composite UL -0.51% rose 1.10% to $53.38, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201769764/composite MDLZ -0.02% fell 0.22% to $60.16, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. /zigman2/quotes/203694994/composite MKC.V -2.31% rose 0.02% to $80.52. Trading volume (2.2 M) remained 619,489 below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.