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Prudential Financial Inc. stock rises Thursday, outperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Prudential Financial Inc. PRU, +1.86% advanced 2.17% to $109.78 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Prudential Financial Inc. closed $2.13 below its 52-week high ($111.91), which the company reached on October 11th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Prudential PLC ADR PUK, -0.98% rose 0.90% to $40.57, MetLife Inc. MET, +1.39% rose 2.14% to $65.52, and Lincoln National Corp. LNC, +2.46% rose 2.32% to $72.76. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 425,005 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.

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