Shares of Colgate-Palmolive Co. CL rose 1.69% to $77.24 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.40% to 3,380.35 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.05% to 27,976.84. Colgate-Palmolive Co. closed $0.22 below its 52-week high ($77.46), which the company reached on July 31st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Procter & Gamble Co. PG rose 1.67% to $135.46, Unilever PLC ADR UL rose 2.38% to $60.18, and Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC RBGPF rose 1.34% to $98.00. Trading volume (3.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.6 M.
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