Shares of Sempra /zigman2/quotes/206074517/composite SRE -1.10% slid 1.35% to $135.84 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.01% rising 0.92% to 4,713.07 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.03% rising 0.51% to 36,252.02. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Sempra closed $9.09 below its 52-week high ($144.93), which the company reached on June 15th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200558509/composite NEE +1.08% rose 0.59% to $84.79, Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D +0.40% fell 0.88% to $79.13, and PG&E Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202583141/composite PCG -3.29% fell 0.49% to $12.17. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 169,025 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.