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FirstEnergy Corp. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of FirstEnergy Corp. FE, -0.13% rallied 2.47% to $36.52 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.10% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.05% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a five-day losing streak. FirstEnergy Corp. closed $3.42 below its 52-week high ($39.94), which the company reached on September 2nd.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as NextEra Energy Inc. NEE, -0.01% rose 1.58% to $81.46, Dominion Energy Inc. D, -0.40% rose 0.38% to $73.65, and Southern Co. SO, +0.26% rose 1.20% to $63.26. Trading volume (2.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.7 M.

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