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Principal Financial Group Inc. stock underperforms Thursday when compared to competitors despite daily gains

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Shares of Principal Financial Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201030797/composite PFG +3.20% rallied 2.10% to $68.43 Thursday, 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 +1.31% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.75% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Principal Financial Group Inc. closed $1.35 short of 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 Thursday, as AFLAC Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208944541/composite AFL +3.28% rose 2.58% to $55.35, Assurant Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202796064/composite AIZ +2.84% rose 1.94% to $163.28, and Aegon N.V. ADR /zigman2/quotes/201853546/composite AEG +3.50% rose 0.39% to $5.12. Trading volume (838,936) remained 173,297 below 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
$ 69.93
+2.17 +3.20%
Volume: 1.26M
Dec. 2, 2021 1:26p
P/E Ratio
11.24
Dividend Yield
3.66%
Market Cap
$17.96 billion
Rev. per Employee
$847,224
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,572.08
+59.04 +1.31%
Volume: 1.51B
Dec. 2, 2021 1:26p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
34,616.45
+594.41 +1.75%
Volume: 260.93M
Dec. 2, 2021 1:26p
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/zigman2/quotes/208944541/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 55.43
+1.76 +3.28%
Volume: 1.28M
Dec. 2, 2021 1:26p
P/E Ratio
8.99
Dividend Yield
2.89%
Market Cap
$35.50 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.85M
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/zigman2/quotes/202796064/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 153.51
+4.24 +2.84%
Volume: 247,402
Dec. 2, 2021 1:24p
P/E Ratio
21.08
Dividend Yield
1.77%
Market Cap
$8.50 billion
Rev. per Employee
$715,184
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/zigman2/quotes/201853546/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 4.57
+0.15 +3.50%
Volume: 1.41M
Dec. 2, 2021 1:26p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
3.08%
Market Cap
$9.48 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.18M
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