Shares of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.
rose 1.08% to C$18.72 Thursday, in what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the Canadian market, with the S&P/TSX Composite Index
rising 0.98% to 20,819.94. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. closed C$3.95 short of its 52-week high (C$22.67), which the company reached on February 16th. Trading volume of 5.0 M shares eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.