Shares of FirstEnergy Corp. FE inched 0.06% higher to $34.39 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.76% to 3,910.52 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.94% to 32,423.15. FirstEnergy Corp. closed $11.97 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 Tuesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 3.25% to $74.02, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 0.93% to $74.18, and Southern Co. SO rose 1.57% to $60.63. Trading volume (4.0 M) remained 855,796 below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.