Shares of Exelon Corp. EXC inched 0.37% higher to $43.53 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.66% to 3,974.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.39% to 33,072.88. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Exelon Corp. closed $2.49 short of its 52-week high ($46.02), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 0.83% to $74.06, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 0.74% to $75.78, and Xcel Energy Inc. XEL rose 0.47% to $66.31. Trading volume (3.8 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.3 M.