Shares of Exelon Corp. EXC inched 0.30% higher to $42.93 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.55% to 3,889.14 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.01% to 32,420.06. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Exelon Corp. closed $3.09 below its 52-week high ($46.02), which the company reached on November 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE fell 1.61% to $72.83, Dominion Energy Inc. D fell 0.03% to $74.16, and Xcel Energy Inc. XEL rose 0.21% to $65.58. Trading volume (4.4 M) remained 967,092 below its 50-day average volume of 5.3 M.