Shares of J.M. Smucker Co. /zigman2/quotes/203835894/composite SJM +1.47% rose 5.69% to $133.63 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.89% rising 0.17% to 4,690.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.30% rising 0.55% to 35,813.80. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. J.M. Smucker Co. closed $7.02 below its 52-week high ($140.65), which the company reached on June 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Kraft Heinz Co. /zigman2/quotes/203625533/composite KHC -0.16% rose 0.99% to $35.82, General Mills Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206659526/composite GIS +0.80% rose 0.89% to $63.44, and Conagra Brands Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200394144/composite CAG -0.56% rose 0.51% to $31.53. Trading volume (2.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 697,048.