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Principal Financial Group Inc. stock underperforms Tuesday when compared to competitors

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Shares of Principal Financial Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201030797/composite PFG +1.16% dropped 0.81% to $67.57 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.17% falling 0.24% to 4,350.65 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.87% falling 0.34% to 34,378.34. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Principal Financial Group Inc. closed $2.21 below its 52-week high ($69.78), which the company achieved on October 11th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as AFLAC Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208944541/composite AFL +2.65% fell 0.09% to $54.43, Assurant Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202796064/composite AIZ +1.60% rose 0.05% to $161.33, and Aegon N.V. ADR /zigman2/quotes/201853546/composite AEG +1.79% rose 0.38% to $5.23. Trading volume (891,829) remained 141,213 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
$ 69.98
+0.80 +1.16%
Volume: 2.33M
Dec. 6, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
11.26
Dividend Yield
3.66%
Market Cap
$18.34 billion
Rev. per Employee
$847,224
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,591.67
+53.24 +1.17%
Volume: 2.58B
Dec. 6, 2021 5:09p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
35,227.03
+646.95 +1.87%
Volume: 418.75M
Dec. 6, 2021 5:09p
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/zigman2/quotes/208944541/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 55.72
+1.44 +2.65%
Volume: 3.21M
Dec. 6, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
9.04
Dividend Yield
2.87%
Market Cap
$35.91 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.85M
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/zigman2/quotes/202796064/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 154.67
+2.44 +1.60%
Volume: 394,189
Dec. 6, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
21.22
Dividend Yield
1.76%
Market Cap
$8.67 billion
Rev. per Employee
$715,184
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/zigman2/quotes/201853546/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 4.56
+0.08 +1.79%
Volume: 2.02M
Dec. 6, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
3.09%
Market Cap
$9.31 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.18M
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