Shares of Plug Power Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205453512/composite PLUG +2.01% rallied 2.44% to $21.43 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +3.34% rising 1.58% to 14,098.01 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.68% falling 0.06% to 35,089.74. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Plug Power Inc. closed $48.45 below its 52-week high ($69.88), which the company reached on February 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Ballard Power Systems Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205070617/composite BLDP +1.48% rose 2.42% to $9.73, Methanex Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207995377/composite MEOH +6.55% rose 4.05% to $48.60, and Enviva Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208321734/composite EVA +3.47% fell 0.03% to $69.43. Trading volume (15.4 M) remained 4.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 20.1 M.