Shares of Prudential Financial Inc.
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
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
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
rose 0.90% to $40.57, MetLife Inc.
rose 2.14% to $65.52, and Lincoln National Corp.
rose 2.32% to $72.76. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 425,005 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.