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Shares of Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG) shed 1.39% to $78.77 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.67% to 3,695.16 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.33% to 30,423.81. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Principal Financial Group Inc. closed $1.59 short of 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 Wednesday, as AFLAC Inc. (AFL) fell 0.08% to $60.14, Assurant Inc. (AIZ) fell 1.58% to $151.99, and Aegon N.V. ADR (AGN.AE) fell 0.96% to $4.13. Trading volume (1.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 19, 2022.
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October 19, 2022 17:16 ET (21:16 GMT)
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