Shares of Coca-Cola Co. /zigman2/quotes/209159848/composite KO +0.55% inched 0.45% higher to $56.16 Friday, 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 +0.42% rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.44% rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Coca-Cola Co. closed $0.32 below its 52-week high ($56.48), which the company achieved on June 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Nestle S.A. ADR /zigman2/quotes/210131093/composite NSRGY +0.59% fell 0.13% to $126.66, PepsiCo Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208744353/composite PEP +0.20% rose 0.06% to $147.69, and Danone S.A. ADR /zigman2/quotes/204366918/composite DANOY +6.57% rose 0.42% to $14.45. Trading volume (11.8 M) remained 2.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 13.8 M.