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Shares of Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG) slipped 1.54% to $77.56 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.80% to 3,665.78 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.30% to 30,333.59. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Principal Financial Group Inc. closed $2.80 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 Thursday, as AFLAC Inc. (AFL) fell 1.65% to $59.15, Assurant Inc. (AIZ) fell 4.40% to $145.30, and Aegon N.V. ADR (AGN.AE) fell 0.97% to $4.09. Trading volume (1.8 M) remained 5,458 below its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 20, 2022.
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October 20, 2022 17:16 ET (21:16 GMT)
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