Shares of Sempra /zigman2/quotes/206074517/composite SRE -1.29% inched 0.52% higher to $134.79 Friday, 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 -0.91% rising 0.75% to 4,352.34 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.48% rising 0.44% to 34,786.35. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Sempra closed $10.14 short of its 52-week high ($144.93), which the company achieved on June 15th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as NextEra Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200558509/composite NEE -2.81% rose 0.12% to $74.28, Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D -1.08% rose 0.13% to $74.21, and PG&E Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202583141/composite PCG +1.55% rose 0.77% to $10.42. Trading volume (1.6 M) remained 144,693 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.