Shares of Evergy Inc. EVRG rose 1.96% to $55.35 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. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Evergy Inc. closed $14.71 below its 52-week high ($70.06), which the company achieved 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 (1.8 M) remained 176,515 below its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.