Shares of FirstEnergy Corp. FE rallied 1.02% to $35.52 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.11% to 4,170.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.90% to 34,035.99. FirstEnergy Corp. closed $10.84 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 Thursday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 1.33% to $80.18, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 1.15% to $78.31, and Southern Co. SO rose 0.94% to $64.49. Trading volume (2.4 M) remained 2.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.5 M.