Shares of FirstEnergy Corp. FE slid 1.62% to $34.63 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 1.48% to 3,915.46 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.46% to 32,862.30. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. FirstEnergy Corp. closed $11.73 below its 52-week high ($46.36), which the company reached on April 17th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE fell 2.51% to $71.13, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 0.45% to $73.50, and Southern Co. SO fell 0.49% to $60.40. Trading volume (4.2 M) remained 570,640 below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.