Shares of WEC Energy Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207419035/composite WEC +1.06% inched 0.33% higher to $96.99 Friday, 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 +1.64% falling 1.89% to 4,397.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.96% falling 1.30% to 34,265.37. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. WEC Energy Group Inc. closed $2.87 short of its 52-week high ($99.86), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Duke Energy Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201480230/composite DUK +0.59% rose 0.65% to $102.98, Xcel Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200626850/composite XEL +1.17% rose 0.06% to $68.22, and DTE Energy Co. /zigman2/quotes/205073403/composite DTE +0.65% rose 0.08% to $118.46. Trading volume (1.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.