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Colgate-Palmolive Co. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Colgate-Palmolive Co. CL, -0.84% 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 SPX, +0.13% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.09% 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. PG, -0.78% rose 1.13% to $144.05, Unilever PLC ADR UL, -0.60% rose 0.32% to $53.14, and Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC RBGPF, -0.52% rose 3.41% to $76.60. Trading volume (3.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.5 M.

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