Shares of Exelon Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205982254/composite EXC -0.08% shed 1.39% to $49.02 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.0062% falling 0.08% to 4,354.19 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.28% falling 0.15% to 33,919.84. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Exelon Corp. closed $1.97 short of its 52-week high ($50.99), which the company achieved on September 13th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200558509/composite NEE +0.21% rose 0.28% to $81.92, Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D +0.93% fell 0.12% to $74.51, and Xcel Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200626850/composite XEL +0.10% fell 0.24% to $63.29. Trading volume (4.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.5 M.