Shares of Sempra Energy SRE inched 0.30% higher to $134.24 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.10% to 4,073.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.29% to 33,430.24. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Sempra Energy closed $3.23 short of its 52-week high ($137.47), which the company reached on November 16th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 1.02% to $77.56, Dominion Energy Inc. D fell 0.04% to $76.38, and PG&E Corp. PCG fell 1.89% to $11.44. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 463,755 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.