Shares of Exelon Corp. EXC inched 0.39% higher to $43.91 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.18% to 4,019.87 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.52% to 33,153.21. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Exelon Corp. closed $2.11 short of its 52-week high ($46.02), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 0.21% to $75.77, Dominion Energy Inc. D fell 0.32% to $75.72, and Xcel Energy Inc. XEL rose 0.42% to $66.79. Trading volume (3.9 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.4 M.