Shares of Exelon Corp. EXC rose 1.26% to $42.70 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.44% to 3,913.97 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.38% to 31,493.34. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Exelon Corp. closed $7.77 short of its 52-week high ($50.47), which the company reached on February 24th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 0.06% to $80.73, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 0.44% to $72.71, and Xcel Energy Inc. XEL rose 2.30% to $62.30. Trading volume (3.4 M) remained 994,547 below its 50-day average volume of 4.4 M.