Shares of Sempra /zigman2/quotes/206074517/composite SRE +0.93% inched 0.61% higher to $135.19 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.60% falling 1.94% to 4,700.58 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.94% falling 1.07% to 36,407.11. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Sempra closed $9.74 below its 52-week high ($144.93), which the company reached on June 15th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200558509/composite NEE +1.19% fell 1.05% to $89.73, Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D -0.04% rose 1.42% to $79.21, and PG&E Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202583141/composite PCG +2.29% fell 4.66% to $11.86. Trading volume (2.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.