Shares of Entergy Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208005291/composite ETR +1.13% rose 1.28% to $110.64 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.01% falling 1.42% to 4,659.03 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.03% falling 0.49% to 36,113.62. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Entergy Corp. closed $4.38 short of its 52-week high ($115.02), which the company achieved on September 14th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D +0.40% rose 0.54% to $79.75, Duke Energy Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201480230/composite DUK +0.81% rose 0.51% to $104.15, and Southern Co. /zigman2/quotes/208000495/composite SO +0.11% rose 0.84% to $68.35. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 54,750 below its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.