Shares of FirstEnergy Corp. FE rallied 1.43% to $34.80 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.44% to 4,077.91 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.13% to 33,527.19. FirstEnergy Corp. closed $11.56 below its 52-week high ($46.36), which the company achieved on April 17th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 1.33% to $76.78, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 0.91% to $76.41, and Southern Co. SO rose 0.53% to $62.66. Trading volume (3.4 M) remained 1.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.