Shares of Evergy Inc. EVRG rose 1.50% to $63.64 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Evergy Inc. closed $5.81 below its 52-week high ($69.45), which the company reached on August 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE rose 1.58% to $81.46, Dominion Energy Inc. D rose 0.38% to $73.65, and Southern Co. SO rose 1.20% to $63.26. Trading volume (882,771) remained 425,468 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.