Hershey Co. stock falls Tuesday, still outperforms market

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Shares of Hershey Co. HSY, -0.53% dropped 0.53% to $174.55 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.57% falling 0.57% to 4,443.05 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.84% falling 0.84% to 34,577.57. Hershey Co. closed $8.16 below its 52-week high ($182.71), which the company reached on August 17th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Nestle S.A. ADR NSRGY, -0.14% fell 0.14% to $124.42, Mondelez International Inc. Cl A MDLZ, -0.69% fell 0.69% to $60.35, and General Mills Inc. GIS, +0.24% rose 0.24% to $58.77. Trading volume (519,943) remained 167,778 below its 50-day average volume of 687,721.

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