Shares of FirstEnergy Corp. FE inched 0.58% higher to $34.69 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.36% to 3,972.89 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.26% to 32,981.55. FirstEnergy Corp. closed $11.67 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 rose 1.87% to $75.61, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 0.57% to $75.96, and Southern Co. SO rose 1.01% to $62.16. Trading volume (3.7 M) remained 988,774 below its 50-day average volume of 4.7 M.