Shares of MetLife Inc.
inched 0.09% higher to $65.87 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.21% to 35,677.02 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.11% to 4,544.90. MetLife Inc. closed $1.81 below its 52-week high ($67.68), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Prudential PLC ADR
rose 0.47% to $40.89, Assurant Inc.
rose 0.34% to $165.59, and UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 1.56% to $449.16. Trading volume (3.9 M) remained 298,069 below its 50-day average volume of 4.2 M.