Shares of FirstEnergy Corp. FE slumped 0.17% to $34.33 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.55% to 3,889.14 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.01% to 32,420.06. FirstEnergy Corp. closed $12.03 below its 52-week high ($46.36), which the company achieved on April 17th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE fell 1.61% to $72.83, Dominion Energy Inc. D fell 0.03% to $74.16, and Southern Co. SO rose 0.10% to $60.69. Trading volume (3.9 M) remained 901,845 below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.