Shares of Exelon Corp. EXC shed 3.16% to $38.92 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 2.45% to 3,829.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 1.75% to 31,402.01. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Exelon Corp. closed $8.22 below its 52-week high ($47.14), which the company achieved on February 27th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 0.93% to $74.06, Dominion Energy Inc. D fell 0.76% to $70.63, and Xcel Energy Inc. XEL fell 0.61% to $59.84. Trading volume (9.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.6 M.