Shares of PepsiCo Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208744353/composite PEP +0.77% slumped 0.37% to $154.63 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.41% falling 0.58% to 4,470.00 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.45% falling 0.54% to 35,213.12. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of losses. PepsiCo Inc. closed $5.00 below its 52-week high ($159.63), which the company achieved on August 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Nestle S.A. ADR /zigman2/quotes/210131093/delayed NSRGY +3.05% rose 0.21% to $125.97, Coca-Cola Co. /zigman2/quotes/209159848/composite KO +0.72% fell 0.95% to $55.54, and Unilever PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204685760/composite UL +0.52% rose 0.31% to $55.74. Trading volume (3.2 M) remained 936,776 below its 50-day average volume of 4.1 M.