Shares of Sempra Energy SRE inched 0.37% higher to $138.14 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.36% to 4,185.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.48% to 34,200.67. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Sempra Energy hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $137.79, which the company achieved on April 15th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 0.95% to $80.94, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 0.74% to $78.89, and PG&E Corp. PCG fell 2.44% to $11.58. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 66,512 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.