Shares of Colgate-Palmolive Co.
inched 0.70% higher to $76.60 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Colgate-Palmolive Co. closed $9.81 short of its 52-week high ($86.41), which the company reached on November 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Procter & Gamble Co.
rose 1.13% to $144.05, Unilever PLC ADR
rose 0.32% to $53.14, and Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
rose 3.41% to $76.60. Trading volume (3.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.5 M.