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Shares of Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG) slid 0.45% to $92.91 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.83% to 3,958.79 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.12% to 33,553.83. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Principal Financial Group Inc. closed $3.26 short of its 52-week high ($96.17), which the company achieved on November 11th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as AFLAC Inc. (AFL) rose 0.83% to $70.81, Assurant Inc. (AIZ) rose 0.91% to $125.76, and Aegon N.V. ADR (AGN.AE) rose 1.91% to $4.81. Trading volume (1.6 M) remained 287,040 below its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled November 16, 2022.
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November 16, 2022 17:16 ET (22:16 GMT)
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