Shares of Sempra /zigman2/quotes/206074517/composite SRE +1.34% inched 0.66% higher to $137.91 Tuesday, 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 +0.37% rising 0.84% to 4,521.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.37% rising 1.06% to 35,462.78. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Sempra closed $7.02 short of its 52-week high ($144.93), which the company achieved on June 15th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200558509/composite NEE +0.39% fell 0.29% to $75.46, Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D +0.94% rose 0.20% to $80.33, and PG&E Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202583141/composite PCG +0.25% remained unchanged. Trading volume (1.0 M) remained 663,771 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.