Shares of Eversource Energy /zigman2/quotes/203789081/composite ES -0.78% inched 0.06% higher to $87.35 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% rising 0.31% to 4,701.21 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% rising 0.10% to 35,754.75. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of gains. Eversource Energy closed $5.31 below its 52-week high ($92.66), which the company achieved on August 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D -0.73% fell 0.44% to $75.13, National Grid PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/204048449/composite NGG +0.86% rose 1.21% to $68.77, and Consolidated Edison Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207137172/composite ED -0.50% fell 0.04% to $81.53. Trading volume (1.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.