Shares of Sempra Energy
rallied 1.83% to $142.24 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Sempra Energy hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $140.74, which the company reached on June 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as NextEra Energy Inc.
fell 0.03% to $73.49, Dominion Energy Inc.
fell 0.17% to $77.32, and PG&E Corp.
rose 0.10% to $10.50. Trading volume (2.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.5 M.