Shares of Conagra Brands Inc. CAG inched 0.47% higher to $38.10 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.08% to 4,204.11 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.19% to 34,529.45. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Conagra Brands Inc. closed $1.24 short of its 52-week high ($39.34), which the company achieved on August 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as PepsiCo Inc. PEP rose 0.98% to $147.94, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A MDLZ rose 0.35% to $63.53, and General Mills Inc. GIS rose 0.93% to $62.86. Trading volume (2.4 M) remained 866,333 below its 50-day average volume of 3.3 M.