Shares of Sempra /zigman2/quotes/206074517/composite SRE +1.03% inched 0.48% higher to $136.88 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.69% falling 1.42% to 4,659.03 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% falling 0.49% to 36,113.62. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Sempra closed $8.05 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 Thursday, as NextEra Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200558509/composite NEE +1.69% fell 0.22% to $84.90, Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D +0.08% rose 0.54% to $79.75, and PG&E Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202583141/composite PCG +2.62% rose 1.92% to $12.75. Trading volume (1.6 M) remained 10,520 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.