Shares of Colgate-Palmolive Co. CL inched 0.54% higher to $76.65 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.27% to 3,360.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.30% to 27,791.44. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Colgate-Palmolive Co. closed $0.81 below its 52-week high ($77.46), which the company reached on July 31st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Procter & Gamble Co. PG rose 0.41% to $134.10, Unilever PLC ADR UL fell 0.20% to $59.57, and Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC RBGPF fell 1.80% to $97.71. Trading volume (3.4 M) remained 206,246 below its 50-day average volume of 3.6 M.
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