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Life Insurers' Shares Drag

Life insurers stocks are dragging Friday as banks got pummeled by talk revolving around mortgage put-backs and foreclosures.

NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Life insurers stocks are dragging Friday as banks got pummeled by talk revolving around mortgage put-backs and foreclosures.

"There has been a lot of talk about mortgage put-backs which may have a negative effect on the stock today, even though it is not a critical issue or affecting life insurance companies," said UBS analyst Andrew Kligerman.

Prudential

's

(PRU) - Get Report

stock slid 30 cents a share, to $53.86,

American International Group

's

(AIG) - Get Report

stock fell 54 cents a share, to $41.40,

Lincoln National

's

(LNC) - Get Report

stock slipped 33 cents a share to $24.94 and

Metlife

(MET) - Get Report

's stock fell 62 cents a share to $39.02

--Written by Maria Woehr in New York.

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Life Insurers' Shares Drag

Life insurers stocks are dragging Friday as banks got pummeled by talk revolving around mortgage put-backs and foreclosures.
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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Life insurers stocks are dragging Friday as banks got pummeled by talk revolving around mortgage put-backs and foreclosures.

"There has been a lot of talk about mortgage put-backs which may have a negative effect on the stock today, even though it is not a critical issue or affecting life insurance companies," said UBS analyst Andrew Kligerman.

Prudential

's

(PRU) - Get Report

stock slid 30 cents a share, to $53.86,

American International Group

's

(AIG) - Get Report

stock fell 54 cents a share, to $41.40,

Lincoln National

's

(LNC) - Get Report

stock slipped 33 cents a share to $24.94 and

Metlife

(MET) - Get Report

's stock fell 62 cents a share to $39.02

--Written by Maria Woehr in New York.

To contact the writer of this article, click here:

Maria Woehr

.

To follow the writer on Twitter, go to

http://twitter.com/newsgirlmw

.

To submit a news tip, send an email to:

tips@thestreet.com

.