Shares of NextEra Energy Inc. NEE shed 0.83% to $70.70 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.95% to 3,841.94 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.85% to 31,496.30. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. NextEra Energy Inc. closed $16.99 short of its 52-week high ($87.69), which the company achieved on January 25th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 2.74% to $69.86, Duke Energy Corp. DUK rose 2.39% to $88.53, and Southern Co. SO rose 1.64% to $58.35. Trading volume (15.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 8.2 M.