Shares of Sempra /zigman2/quotes/206074517/composite SRE -4.31% dropped 0.12% to $137.75 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.16% rising 1.45% to 4,587.18 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.42% rising 0.86% to 35,768.06. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Sempra closed $7.18 short of its 52-week high ($144.93), which the company achieved on June 15th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as NextEra Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200558509/composite NEE -1.80% rose 1.59% to $76.66, Dominion Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206853976/composite D -2.23% fell 0.01% to $80.32, and PG&E Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202583141/composite PCG -3.91% rose 1.23% to $12.30. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 494,262 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.