Shares of CenterPoint Energy Inc. (NYS:CNP) advanced 1.80% to $26.63 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.37% to 4,536.19 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.43% to 35,609.34. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. CenterPoint Energy Inc. closed $0.57 below its 52-week high ($27.20), which the company achieved on August 16th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Dominion Energy Inc. (NYS:D) rose 1.82% to $76.59, Sempra (NYS:SRE) rose 1.42% to $131.28, and Atmos Energy Corp. (NYS:ATO) rose 1.77% to $94.52. Trading volume (2.4 M) remained 3.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.7 M.