Shares of Campbell Soup Co. /zigman2/quotes/202107764/composite CPB +1.53% dropped 0.60% to $41.51 Wednesday, 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 +1.42% rising 0.30% to 4,363.80 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.82% falling 0.00% to 34,377.81. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Campbell Soup Co. closed $12.26 below its 52-week high ($53.77), which the company achieved on January 27th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Unilever PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204685760/composite UL +1.64% rose 1.32% to $52.97, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201769764/composite MDLZ +1.54% rose 0.49% to $59.96, and McCormick & Co. Inc. Com. Vtg. /zigman2/quotes/203694994/composite MKC.V +0.29% rose 1.04% to $78.82. Trading volume (2.0 M) remained 840,943 below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.