Shares of Southern Co.
dropped 0.05% to $63.85 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great 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. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Southern Co. closed $3.08 below its 52-week high ($66.93), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to 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 Duke Energy Corp.
rose 0.22% to $101.93. Trading volume (3.1 M) remained 697,798 below its 50-day average volume of 3.8 M.