Shares of NextEra Energy Inc.
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
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
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.
rose 0.38% to $73.65, Duke Energy Corp.
rose 0.94% to $101.65, and Southern Co.
rose 1.20% to $63.26. Trading volume (6.5 M) remained 63,414 below its 50-day average volume of 6.5 M.