Shares of Exelon Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205982254/composite EXC -0.64% inched 0.64% higher to $49.09 Friday, 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 +0.75% rising 0.88% to 4,509.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% rising 0.69% to 35,455.80. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Exelon Corp. closed $0.36 below its 52-week high ($49.45), which the company reached on August 23rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as NextEra Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200558509/composite NEE +0.26% fell 0.48% to $83.41, Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D -0.75% fell 0.33% to $78.19, and Xcel Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200626850/composite XEL +0.76% rose 0.59% to $68.70. Trading volume (3.8 M) remained 186,545 below its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.