Shares of FirstEnergy Corp. FE rose 2.16% to $35.01 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.30% to 33,171.37 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.09% to 3,971.09. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. FirstEnergy Corp. closed $11.35 short of its 52-week high ($46.36), which the company reached on April 17th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 1.00% to $74.80, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 1.21% to $76.70, and Southern Co. SO rose 1.07% to $62.32. Trading volume (3.5 M) remained 1.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.