Shares of Exelon Corp. EXC inched 0.62% higher to $45.45 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.16% to 33,730.89 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.41% to 4,124.66. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Exelon Corp. closed $0.57 below its 52-week high ($46.02), which the company reached on November 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 0.11% to $79.13, Dominion Energy Inc. D fell 0.06% to $77.42, and Xcel Energy Inc. XEL rose 0.29% to $68.68. Trading volume (3.9 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.3 M.