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Shares of Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG) rallied 1.21% to $90.90 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.48% to 3,965.34 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.59% to 33,745.69. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Principal Financial Group Inc. closed $5.27 short of its 52-week high ($96.17), which the company reached on November 11th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as AFLAC Inc. (AFL) rose 0.50% to $70.94, Assurant Inc. (AIZ) rose 1.21% to $124.95, and Aegon N.V. ADR (AGN.AE) rose 0.41% to $4.84. Trading volume (1.6 M) remained 293,155 below its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled November 18, 2022.
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November 18, 2022 17:16 ET (22:16 GMT)
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