Shares of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. PEG advanced 2.93% to $56.26 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 second consecutive day of gains. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. closed $5.89 below its 52-week high ($62.15), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Duke Energy Corp. DUK rose 2.39% to $88.53, Southern Co. SO rose 1.64% to $58.35, and Xcel Energy Inc. XEL rose 4.12% to $61.35. Trading volume (2.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.