Shares of PepsiCo Inc.
inched 0.80% higher to $159.26 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive 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 fourth consecutive day of gains. PepsiCo Inc. closed $0.37 below its 52-week high ($159.63), which the company reached on August 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Nestle S.A. ADR
rose 1.04% to $124.20, Coca-Cola Co.
rose 0.68% to $54.61, and Unilever PLC ADR
rose 0.32% to $53.14. Trading volume (3.7 M) remained 61,170 below its 50-day average volume of 3.7 M.