Shares of Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.
rose 1.63% to $64.16 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.23% to 32,803.47 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.16% to 4,145.19. Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. closed $14.01 short of its 52-week high ($78.17), which the company achieved on October 29th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Aviva PLC ADR
remained unchanged, Arch Capital Group Ltd.
rose 0.60% to $43.81, and Assurant Inc.
fell 0.61% to $155.29. Trading volume (2.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.