Shares of NextEra Energy Inc. NEE slipped 1.70% to $71.29 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 1.34% to 3,768.47 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 1.11% to 30,924.14. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. NextEra Energy Inc. closed $16.40 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 Thursday, as Dominion Energy Inc. D fell 1.38% to $68.00, Duke Energy Corp. DUK fell 0.93% to $86.46, and Southern Co. SO fell 0.31% to $57.41. Trading volume (12.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 8.1 M.