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Principal Financial Group Inc. stock rises Friday, still underperforms market

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Shares of Principal Financial Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201030797/composite PFG +3.41% inched 0.32% higher to $68.65 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.42% rising 0.75% to 4,471.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.82% rising 1.09% to 35,294.76. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Principal Financial Group Inc. closed $1.13 below its 52-week high ($69.78), which the company achieved on October 11th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as AFLAC Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208944541/composite AFL +2.94% rose 0.36% to $55.55, Assurant Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202796064/composite AIZ +2.47% fell 0.49% to $162.48, and Aegon N.V. ADR /zigman2/quotes/201853546/composite AEG +4.07% rose 1.17% to $5.18. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.0 M.

Editor's Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

/zigman2/quotes/201030797/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 70.07
+2.31 +3.41%
Volume: 2.16M
Dec. 2, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
11.27
Dividend Yield
3.65%
Market Cap
$17.96 billion
Rev. per Employee
$847,224
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,577.10
+64.06 +1.42%
Volume: 2.80B
Dec. 2, 2021 5:08p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
34,639.79
+617.75 +1.82%
Volume: 470.58M
Dec. 2, 2021 5:08p
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/zigman2/quotes/208944541/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 55.25
+1.58 +2.94%
Volume: 2.96M
Dec. 2, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
8.96
Dividend Yield
2.90%
Market Cap
$35.50 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.85M
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/zigman2/quotes/202796064/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 152.95
+3.68 +2.47%
Volume: 531,861
Dec. 2, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
20.98
Dividend Yield
1.78%
Market Cap
$8.50 billion
Rev. per Employee
$715,184
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/zigman2/quotes/201853546/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 4.60
+0.18 +4.07%
Volume: 2.34M
Dec. 2, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
3.07%
Market Cap
$9.48 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.18M
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