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Lincoln National Corp. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Lincoln National Corp. LNC, +0.45% rallied 2.32% to $72.76 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.12% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.10% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Lincoln National Corp. closed $1.87 short of its 52-week high ($74.63), which the company reached on October 11th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Prudential PLC ADR PUK, +0.59% rose 0.90% to $40.57, MetLife Inc. MET, +0.05% rose 2.14% to $65.52, and Prudential Financial Inc. PRU, +0.37% rose 2.17% to $109.78. Trading volume (923,906) remained 249,444 below its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.

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