Shares of Eversource Energy /zigman2/quotes/203789081/composite ES -0.66% inched 0.98% higher to $86.14 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.84% rising 1.17% to 4,591.67 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.51% rising 1.87% to 35,227.03. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Eversource Energy closed $6.52 below its 52-week high ($92.66), which the company achieved on August 20th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D -0.90% rose 1.71% to $74.29, National Grid PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204048449/composite NGG +0.20% rose 1.35% to $67.49, and Consolidated Edison Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207137172/composite ED -1.83% rose 1.02% to $81.35. Trading volume (1.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.