Shares of Alliant Energy Corp. LNT, +1.86% rose 1.86% to $56.82 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -1.30% falling 1.30% to 4,300.46 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.94% falling 0.94% to 34,002.92. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Alliant Energy Corp. closed $5.53 below its 52-week high ($62.35), which the company achieved on August 20th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Duke Energy Corp. DUK, +2.34% rose 2.34% to $100.76, Xcel Energy Inc. XEL, +2.26% rose 2.26% to $63.90, and WEC Energy Group Inc. WEC, +2.00% rose 2.00% to $89.37. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 974,303.