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Shares of Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG) advanced 3.60% to $78.78 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 2.60% to 3,669.91 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 2.83% to 30,038.72. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Principal Financial Group Inc. closed $1.58 below its 52-week high ($80.36), which the company achieved on February 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as AFLAC Inc. (AFL) rose 3.97% to $59.69, Assurant Inc. (AIZ) rose 3.59% to $151.82, and Aegon N.V. ADR (AGN.AE) rose 6.63% to $4.02. Trading volume (2.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 13, 2022.
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October 13, 2022 17:16 ET (21:16 GMT)
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