Shares of Campbell Soup Co. /zigman2/quotes/202107764/composite CPB -0.80% slipped 1.07% to $43.36 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.75% falling 0.57% to 4,443.05 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% falling 0.84% to 34,577.57. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Campbell Soup Co. closed $10.41 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 Tuesday, as Unilever PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204685760/composite UL -0.34% rose 0.27% to $55.37, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201769764/composite MDLZ -0.79% fell 0.69% to $60.35, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. /zigman2/quotes/203694994/composite MKC.V -0.49% fell 0.26% to $85.30. Trading volume (2.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.