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Shares of Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG) inched 0.44% higher to $76.04 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.33% to 3,577.03 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.10% to 29,210.85. Principal Financial Group Inc. closed $4.32 short of its 52-week high ($80.36), which the company achieved on February 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as AFLAC Inc. (AFL) fell 1.19% to $57.41, Assurant Inc. (AIZ) fell 2.36% to $146.56, and Aegon N.V. ADR (AGN.AE) fell 1.31% to $3.77. Trading volume (1.5 M) remained 221,235 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 12, 2022.
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October 12, 2022 17:16 ET (21:16 GMT)
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