Shares of Exelon Corp. EXC inched 0.88% higher to $44.95 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.15% to 4,079.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.05% to 33,446.26. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of gains. Exelon Corp. closed $1.07 below its 52-week high ($46.02), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE fell 0.19% to $77.41, Dominion Energy Inc. D fell 0.21% to $76.22, and Xcel Energy Inc. XEL fell 0.16% to $68.05. Trading volume (4.5 M) remained 755,053 below its 50-day average volume of 5.3 M.