Shares of Exelon Corp. EXC slid 0.57% to $43.32 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.20% to 31,437.80 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.03% to 3,909.88. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Exelon Corp. closed $7.22 short of its 52-week high ($50.54), which the company achieved on February 18th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 0.10% to $83.91, Dominion Energy Inc. D fell 0.03% to $73.09, and Xcel Energy Inc. XEL rose 0.26% to $62.28. Trading volume (4.2 M) remained 365,617 below its 50-day average volume of 4.6 M.