MetLife Inc. stock underperforms Friday when compared to competitors despite daily gains
Shares of MetLife Inc.
rallied 2.09% to $65.90 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.49% to 4,173.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.06% to 34,382.13. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. MetLife Inc. closed $1.78 below 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 Friday, as Prudential PLC ADR
rose 3.52% to $43.20, Assurant Inc.
rose 1.21% to $161.23, and UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 0.30% to $409.80. Trading volume (3.6 M) remained 1.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.7 M.