Shares of FirstEnergy Corp. FE slid 1.41% to $34.37 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.70% to 3,940.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.32% to 32,731.20. FirstEnergy Corp. closed $11.99 below its 52-week high ($46.36), which the company achieved on April 17th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 1.20% to $71.69, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 0.20% to $73.50, and Southern Co. SO fell 0.02% to $59.69. Trading volume (2.8 M) remained 2.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.