Shares of Exelon Corp. EXC inched 0.45% higher to $42.17 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.29% to 31,613.02 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.03% to 3,931.33. The stock's rise snapped a five-day losing streak. Exelon Corp. closed $8.30 short of its 52-week high ($50.47), which the company achieved on February 24th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE fell 0.63% to $80.68, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 1.77% to $72.39, and Xcel Energy Inc. XEL rose 0.64% to $60.90. Trading volume (3.2 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.4 M.