Shares of J.M. Smucker Co.
inched 0.75% higher to $122.00 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable 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. J.M. Smucker Co. closed $18.65 short of its 52-week high ($140.65), which the company reached on June 4th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Kraft Heinz Co.
rose 1.25% to $37.26, General Mills Inc.
rose 0.81% to $62.36, and Conagra Brands Inc.
rose 1.93% to $33.80. Trading volume (700,454) remained 104,036 below its 50-day average volume of 804,490.