Shares of Sempra /zigman2/quotes/206074517/composite SRE -0.69% inched 0.44% higher to $133.44 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.28% rising 0.35% to 4,384.63 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% rising 0.36% to 34,996.18. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Sempra closed $11.49 short of its 52-week high ($144.93), which the company achieved on June 15th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as NextEra Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200558509/composite NEE -2.40% rose 0.13% to $75.09, Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D -1.03% remained unchanged, and PG&E Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202583141/composite PCG +0.30% fell 1.54% to $10.21. Trading volume (946,740) remained 756,886 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.