Shares of FirstEnergy Corp. FE dropped 0.11% to $34.99 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.42% to 4,097.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.17% to 33,503.57. FirstEnergy Corp. closed $11.37 short of its 52-week high ($46.36), which the company reached on April 17th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 0.45% to $77.76, Dominion Energy Inc. D fell 0.01% to $76.21, and Southern Co. SO rose 0.10% to $62.86. Trading volume (4.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.