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Shares of Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG) inched 0.08% higher to $91.78 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.59% to 4,027.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.28% to 34,194.06. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Principal Financial Group Inc. closed $4.39 short of its 52-week high ($96.17), which the company achieved on November 11th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as AFLAC Inc. (AFL) rose 0.01% to $72.00, Assurant Inc. (AIZ) fell 0.11% to $127.04, and Aegon N.V. ADR (AGN.AE) fell 0.41% to $4.84. Trading volume (729,893) remained 1.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled November 23, 2022.
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November 23, 2022 17:16 ET (22:16 GMT)
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