Shares of Exelon Corp. (NAS:EXC) 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 (S&P:SPX) rising 0.23% to 4,468.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) 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. (NYS:NEE) fell 0.41% to $84.58, Dominion Energy Inc. (NYS:D) fell 0.98% to $76.54, and Xcel Energy Inc. (NAS:XEL) fell 1.00% to $67.08. Trading volume (6.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.