Shares of Exelon Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205982254/composite EXC +0.47% rallied 1.30% to $50.56 Monday, 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 -0.11% rising 0.23% to 4,468.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% rising 0.76% to 34,869.63. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Exelon Corp. closed $0.06 short of its 52-week high ($50.62), which the company reached on September 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as NextEra Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200558509/composite NEE +0.73% fell 0.41% to $84.58, Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D 0.00% fell 0.98% to $76.54, and Xcel Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200626850/composite XEL -0.09% fell 1.00% to $67.08. Trading volume (6.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.