Shares of Truist Financial Corp.
advanced 1.59% to $58.00 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.15% to 4,455.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.10% to 34,798.00. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Truist Financial Corp. closed $4.69 short of its 52-week high ($62.69), which the company achieved on May 18th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Wells Fargo & Co.
rose 0.25% to $47.92, HDFC Bank Ltd. ADR
fell 0.45% to $73.65, and U.S. Bancorp
rose 0.84% to $59.79. Trading volume (5.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.6 M.