Shares of General Mills Inc. GIS, +2.42% advanced 2.42% to $60.97 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +1.66% rising 1.66% to 3,974.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.39% rising 1.39% to 33,072.88. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. General Mills Inc. closed $5.17 below its 52-week high ($66.14), which the company reached on August 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Mondelez International Inc. Cl A MDLZ, +1.50% rose 1.50% to $59.44, Kellogg Co. K, +1.56% rose 1.56% to $63.71, and Conagra Brands Inc. CAG, +1.64% rose 1.64% to $38.50. Trading volume (5.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.7 M.