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NextEra Energy Inc. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of NextEra Energy Inc. NEE, +2.30% advanced 1.58% to $81.46 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. NextEra Energy Inc. closed $6.23 short of its 52-week high ($87.69), which the company reached on January 25th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Dominion Energy Inc. D, +1.82% rose 0.38% to $73.65, Duke Energy Corp. DUK, +1.09% rose 0.94% to $101.65, and Southern Co. SO, +1.18% rose 1.20% to $63.26. Trading volume (6.5 M) remained 63,414 below its 50-day average volume of 6.5 M.

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