Shares of Exelon Corp. EXC inched 0.14% higher to $43.74 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.74% to 3,915.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.76% to 31,385.76. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Exelon Corp. closed $6.80 short of its 52-week high ($50.54), which the company reached on February 18th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE fell 0.24% to $83.40, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 0.12% to $73.83, and Xcel Energy Inc. XEL fell 1.88% to $62.25. Trading volume (4.2 M) remained 359,042 below its 50-day average volume of 4.5 M.