Shares of Xcel Energy Inc. XEL, +1.63% advanced 1.63% to $64.33 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.41% rising 0.41% to 4,363.55 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.30% rising 0.30% to 34,416.99. Xcel Energy Inc. closed $12.11 below its 52-week high ($76.44), which the company achieved on November 9th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Duke Energy Corp. DUK, +1.68% rose 1.68% to $101.85, WEC Energy Group Inc. WEC, +1.90% rose 1.90% to $90.58, and DTE Energy Co. DTE, +1.31% rose 1.31% to $115.28. Trading volume (3.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.7 M.

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