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Shares of Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG) inched 0.14% higher to $88.13 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.75% to 3,871.98 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.39% to 32,732.95. This was the stock's seventh consecutive day of gains. Principal Financial Group Inc. closed $0.18 below its 52-week high ($88.31), which the company achieved on October 28th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as AFLAC Inc. (AFL) rose 0.49% to $65.11, Assurant Inc. (AIZ) rose 0.87% to $135.86, and Aegon N.V. ADR (AGN.AE) rose 0.22% to $4.61. Trading volume (2.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 31, 2022.
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October 31, 2022 17:16 ET (21:16 GMT)
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