Shares of NiSource Inc.
inched 0.85% higher to $24.90 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. NiSource Inc. closed $1.70 below its 52-week high ($26.60), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Duke Energy Corp.
rose 0.94% to $101.65, Sempra
rose 0.95% to $128.06, and Atmos Energy Corp.
rose 1.89% to $93.94. Trading volume (4.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.2 M.