Shares of NiSource Inc. NI advanced 1.42% to $22.89 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.16% to 30,046.37 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.13% to 3,663.46. The stock's rise snapped a six-day losing streak. NiSource Inc. closed $7.57 below its 52-week high ($30.46), which the company reached on February 18th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Duke Energy Corp. DUK fell 0.24% to $91.54, Sempra Energy SRE fell 0.57% to $128.00, and Atmos Energy Corp. ATO rose 0.92% to $99.07. Trading volume (4.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.2 M.