Shares of FirstEnergy Corp. FE slid 1.10% to $34.31 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.18% to 4,019.87 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.52% to 33,153.21. FirstEnergy Corp. closed $12.05 below its 52-week high ($46.36), which the company reached on April 17th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 0.21% to $75.77, Dominion Energy Inc. D fell 0.32% to $75.72, and Southern Co. SO rose 0.27% to $62.33. Trading volume (3.9 M) remained 858,636 below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.