Shares of J.M. Smucker Co. /zigman2/quotes/203835894/composite SJM +1.47% inched 0.06% higher to $126.55 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.89% falling 1.18% to 4,513.04 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.30% falling 1.34% to 34,022.04. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. J.M. Smucker Co. closed $14.10 short of its 52-week high ($140.65), which the company achieved on June 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Kraft Heinz Co. /zigman2/quotes/203625533/composite KHC -0.16% fell 2.17% to $32.88, General Mills Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206659526/composite GIS +0.80% fell 0.55% to $61.43, and Conagra Brands Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200394144/composite CAG -0.56% fell 0.33% to $30.45. Trading volume (858,690) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 731,330.