Shares of American Electric Power Co. Inc. AEP inched 0.34% higher to $82.76 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.16% to 30,046.37 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.13% to 3,663.46. American Electric Power Co. Inc. closed $22.21 below its 52-week high ($104.97), which the company achieved on February 4th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 0.79% to $74.91, Duke Energy Corp. DUK fell 0.24% to $91.54, and Southern Co. SO fell 0.13% to $60.42. Trading volume (1.9 M) remained 941,659 below its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.