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MetLife Inc. stock rises Thursday, outperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of MetLife Inc. MET, +0.03% advanced 2.14% to $65.52 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.10% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.12% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. MetLife Inc. closed $2.16 short of its 52-week high ($67.68), which the company achieved on May 10th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Prudential PLC ADR PUK, +0.59% rose 0.90% to $40.57, Assurant Inc. AIZ, -0.05% rose 1.94% to $163.28, and UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH, +0.56% rose 4.17% to $420.36. Trading volume (3.3 M) remained 1.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.6 M.

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