MetLife Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
Shares of MetLife Inc.
advanced 1.10% to $62.73 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.16% to 33,730.89 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.41% to 4,124.66. MetLife Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $62.72, which the company reached on April 12th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Prudential PLC ADR
fell 0.05% to $43.01, Assurant Inc.
rose 0.82% to $149.50, and UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 0.30% to $375.63. Trading volume (4.3 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.8 M.