Shares of Entergy Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208005291/composite ETR +0.53% inched 0.46% higher to $109.24 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.39% rising 0.28% to 4,726.35 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.08% rising 0.11% to 36,290.32. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Entergy Corp. closed $5.78 short of its 52-week high ($115.02), which the company reached on September 14th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D +0.10% rose 0.24% to $79.32, Duke Energy Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201480230/composite DUK +0.67% rose 0.38% to $103.62, and Southern Co. /zigman2/quotes/208000495/composite SO +0.81% rose 0.19% to $67.78. Trading volume (1.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.