Shares of Duke Energy Corp. DUK rose 2.39% to $88.53 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.95% to 3,841.94 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.85% to 31,496.30. Duke Energy Corp. closed $10.97 short of its 52-week high ($99.50), which the company reached on March 6th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE fell 0.83% to $70.70, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 2.74% to $69.86, and Southern Co. SO rose 1.64% to $58.35. Trading volume (3.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.7 M.