Shares of Edison International /zigman2/quotes/206923834/composite EIX +2.36% inched 0.59% higher to $59.30 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.17% rising 0.30% to 4,549.78 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.87% falling 0.02% to 35,603.08. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Edison International closed $7.38 below its 52-week high ($66.68), which the company achieved on November 18th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as American Electric Power Co. Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209801263/composite AEP +1.40% rose 0.35% to $85.20, Xcel Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200626850/composite XEL +0.02% rose 0.06% to $65.61, and Sempra /zigman2/quotes/206074517/composite SRE +1.38% fell 0.78% to $130.26. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 314,044 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.