Prudential plc Company Profile (LON:PRU)

About Prudential plc

Prudential plc logoPrudential Public Limited Company is an international financial services company. The Company has operations in Asia, the United States and the United Kingdom. Its segments include Insurance operations, including Asia, the United States (Jackson National Life Insurance Company (Jackson)) and the United Kingdom, and Asset management operations, including Eastspring Investments, the United States broker-dealer and asset management, M&G and Prudential Capital. Prudential Corporation Asia's business is health, protection, either attached to a life policy or on standalone basis, other life insurance and mutual funds. M&G manages the investments of individuals, institutions and the United Kingdom policyholders of Prudential funds. The Prudential UK & Europe business unit provides long-term products, including life insurance, pension products and pension annuities. Jackson provides retirement income and savings solutions in the mass and mass-affluent segments of the United States market.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: PRU
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $20.17
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1590.22
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $1479.67
  • 52-Week Range: £25,678,340 - GBX 1,096
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.89
  • P/E Growth: 1.63
  • Market Cap: $42.02B
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,567,834,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Prudential plc (LON:PRU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 15 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.62)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,630.40

Analysts' Ratings History for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/20/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,775View Rating Details
2/7/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetBuyGBX 1,844View Rating Details
2/2/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,890View Rating Details
1/5/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 1,252 -> GBX 1,450View Rating Details
12/19/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/8/2016Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,437 -> GBX 1,469View Rating Details
12/7/2016RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,550View Rating Details
11/29/2016BNP ParibasBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,700 -> GBX 1,800View Rating Details
11/23/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Set Price TargetBuyGBX 1,775View Rating Details
11/23/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,683View Rating Details
11/16/2016S&P Global Inc.Set Price TargetBuyGBX 1,680View Rating Details
10/14/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformerGBX 1,470 -> GBX 1,500View Rating Details
10/13/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeSellGBX 1,250View Rating Details
9/29/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,610View Rating Details
9/7/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,425 -> GBX 1,515View Rating Details
9/5/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuyGBX 1,685View Rating Details
7/4/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,783View Rating Details
6/29/2016Baader BankReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,609View Rating Details
6/27/2016Bank of America CorpSet Price TargetBuyGBX 1,560View Rating Details
4/11/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,730View Rating Details
3/9/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,450View Rating Details
2/4/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,465View Rating Details
1/21/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,900View Rating Details
12/10/2015NomuraLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,645 -> GBX 1,630View Rating Details
10/5/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,818View Rating Details
7/16/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,890View Rating Details
6/10/2015Charles StanleyUpgradeaccumulateView Rating Details
3/11/2015Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
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Earnings Estimates for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $113.0800 EPS


Dividend History for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/10/2016GBX 12.930.91%8/25/20168/25/20169/29/2016
3/9/2016GBX 36.472.67%3/24/20163/24/20165/20/2016
8/11/2015GBX 12.310.78%8/20/20158/20/20159/24/2015
8/12/2014GBX 11.190.82%8/20/20148/20/20149/25/2014
3/12/2014GBX 23.841.7%3/26/20143/26/20145/22/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/8/2017John W. FoleyInsiderBuy12GBX 1,569£188.28
1/9/2017John W. FoleyInsiderBuy12GBX 1,602£192.24
12/14/2016Anne RichardsInsiderBuy31,439GBX 1,567£492,649.13
12/8/2016John W. FoleyInsiderBuy11GBX 1,637£180.07
12/1/2016Nicolaos NicandrouInsiderSell3,268GBX 1,556£50,850.08
11/8/2016John W. FoleyInsiderBuy14GBX 1,349£188.86
10/10/2016John W. FoleyInsiderBuy13GBX 1,436£186.68
10/5/2016Tony Paul WilkeyInsiderSell559GBX 1,421£7,943.39
10/3/2016David J A LawInsiderBuy3,577GBX 1,388£49,648.76
9/29/2016Lord J Adair TurnerInsiderBuy2,000GBX 1,398£27,960
9/23/2016Tony Paul WilkeyInsiderSell47,182GBX 1,401£661,019.82
9/8/2016Nicandrou,NicolaosInsiderBuy14GBX 1,391£194.74
7/8/2016Wells,MikeInsiderBuy17GBX 1,199£203.83
6/27/2016Turner,Lord J AdairInsiderBuy1,500GBX 1,178£17,670
6/8/2016Wells,MikeInsiderBuy13GBX 1,309£170.17
5/9/2016Foley,John W.InsiderBuy15GBX 1,316£197.40
4/8/2016Nicandrou,NicolaosInsiderBuy15GBX 1,308£196.20
3/31/2016Wilkey,Tony PaulInsiderSell70,831GBX 1,305£924,344.55
3/21/2016Remnant,PhilipInsiderBuy1,100GBX 1,372£15,092
3/10/2016Nargolwala,Kai SInsiderBuy20,000GBX 1,343£268,600
3/8/2016Wells,MikeInsiderBuy14GBX 1,309£183.26
2/8/2016Wells,MikeInsiderBuy16GBX 1,201£192.16
1/8/2016Nicandrou,NicolaosInsiderBuy12GBX 1,399£167.88
12/30/2015Turner,Lord J AdairInsiderBuy2,000GBX 1,551£31,020
12/18/2015Law,David J AInsiderBuy3,327GBX 1,492£49,638.84
12/9/2015Foley,John W.InsiderBuy13GBX 1,506£195.78
11/9/2015Nicandrou,NicolaosInsiderBuy12GBX 1,561£187.32
10/9/2015Hunt,JackieInsiderBuy13GBX 1,522£197.86
9/28/2015Nicandrou,NicolaosInsiderBuy949GBX 1,377£13,067.73
9/11/2015Wilkey,Tony PaulInsiderBuy49GBX 1,421£696.29
9/9/2015McLintock,MichaelInsiderBuy14GBX 1,395£195.30
8/11/2015Nicandrou,NicolaosInsiderBuy13GBX 1,506£195.78
7/13/2015Wilkey,Tony PaulInsiderBuy43GBX 1,588£682.84
7/9/2015Hunt,JackieInsiderBuy12GBX 1,503£180.36
5/7/2015Mike WellsInsiderSell269,732GBX 1,594£4,299,528.08
3/30/2015Mike WellsInsiderSell224,564GBX 1,703£3,824,324.92
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
DateHeadline logoAnalyst Activity – Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy on Prudential plc (LON:PRU) (LON:PRU) - February 20 at 9:20 AM
News IconNational Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) Shares Bought by Prudential PLC (LON:PRU) - February 17 at 8:07 PM
News IconPrudential PLC Has $14904000 Position in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) (LON:PRU) - February 17 at 8:07 PM
News IconPrudential PLC Sells 444053 Shares of Castlight Health, inc. (CSLT) (LON:PRU) - February 17 at 8:07 PM logoPrudential PLC May Buy UK Mortgages Worth $3.7 Billion (LON:PRU) - February 16 at 6:58 PM logoAsia Sees High Rates of Personal Relationship Satisfaction (68%) in New Prudential Research (LON:PRU) - February 16 at 6:58 PM logo[$$] Prudential to bid for £3bn slice of state's Bradford & Bingley mortgages (LON:PRU) - February 15 at 4:53 AM
News IconEurocell PLC's (ECEL) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt (LON:PRU) - February 14 at 11:52 PM logoShould Value Investors Consider Prudential plc Stock? (LON:PRU) - February 14 at 11:52 PM
News IconS & U PLC (SUS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital (LON:PRU) - February 14 at 5:26 AM logoBRIEF-Hiscox appoints Louise Dennett as group finance director (LON:PRU) - February 14 at 12:25 AM
News IconPrudential Finance receives certificate of merit from central bank’s governor (LON:PRU) - February 14 at 12:25 AM logoPRESS: Prudential To Stop Writing In-House Annuities By End Of 2017 (LON:PRU) - February 10 at 9:31 PM
News IconPrudential plc (PRU) PT Set at GBX 1844 by Barclays PLC (LON:PRU) - February 10 at 9:31 PM logoPrudential plc 17.1% Potential Upside Indicated by Barclays Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:PRU) - February 10 at 9:31 PM logoPrudential Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PRU-GB : February 10, 2017 (LON:PRU) - February 10 at 9:31 PM logoPrudential Beats Earnings Expectations, Hikes Dividend (LON:PRU) - February 10 at 9:31 PM
News IconPrudential Financial Reports 22% Rise In Q4 Profit (LON:PRU) - February 10 at 3:00 AM
News IconThe Prudential Financial (PRU) - Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates (LON:PRU) - February 10 at 3:00 AM
News IconPrudential plc (PRU) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages (LON:PRU) - February 9 at 9:57 PM
News IconPrudential PLC (LON:PRU) Receives Overweight Rating From Barclays Capital Analysts (LON:PRU) - February 9 at 9:57 PM
News IconIndicator Level Summary for Prudential PLC (PRU.L) - Davidson Register (LON:PRU) - February 8 at 2:58 AM logoMiton Global Opp Plc (MIGO) (LON:PRU) - February 7 at 9:58 PM
News IconTechnical Updates for Prudential PLC (PRU.L) - Rives Journal (LON:PRU) - February 7 at 8:47 AM
News IconStock Trickling Lower Heading Into The Open: Prudential plc (:PUK) - Aiken Advocate (LON:PRU) - February 6 at 7:26 PM logoPrudential plc 15.3% Potential Upside Indicated by Barclays Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:PRU) - February 6 at 7:26 PM
News IconBroker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Prudential PLC (LON:PRU) - February 6 at 8:59 AM
News IconYangon forum to highlight road safety issues (LON:PRU) - February 4 at 1:14 AM logoMarket Risers: Prudential plc, Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, RSA Insurance Group plc, Schroders plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:PRU) - February 4 at 1:14 AM logoJust Published: "PT Astra International Tbk - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report" (LON:PRU) - February 3 at 8:13 PM logoM&G Said First Major U.K. Fund to Split Trading, Research Fees (LON:PRU) - February 2 at 9:01 PM
News IconIs Prudential plc (LSE:PRU) undervalued when accounting for its ... - Simply Wall St (LON:PRU) - February 2 at 9:01 PM logoPrudential plc 21.9% Potential Upside Indicated by HSBC - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:PRU) - February 2 at 9:01 PM logo2 dividend stocks with 15% growth potential in 2017 (LON:PRU) - February 1 at 10:05 PM
News IconRegent Investment Management Cuts Position in Prudential Financial Inc (PRU) by $2596532 (LON:PRU) - February 1 at 2:08 AM
News IconEquity In Focus: Stock Strength Indicator Watch On Prudential plc (:PUK) - Wall Street Beacon (LON:PRU) - February 1 at 2:08 AM
News IconWilliams %R Check on Shares of Prudential PLC (PRU.L) - Springdale Times (LON:PRU) - February 1 at 2:08 AM
News IconPrescott Group Capital Management LLC Has Decreased Its Holding in Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE) by $7.55 Million (LON:PRU) - January 30 at 8:20 AM logoPrudential Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PRU-GB : January 30, 2017 (LON:PRU) - January 30 at 8:20 AM
News IconLooking at the Technicals for Prudential plc (PUK) - Springdale Times (LON:PRU) - January 28 at 5:49 AM logoPrudential Identifies Highs and Lows of Hong Kong Personal Relationships in Its Relationship Index (LON:PRU) - January 27 at 1:27 AM logo[$$] Prudential Fires Back Against Three Former Employees (LON:PRU) - January 27 at 1:27 AM
News IconTrading Watch: ADX and CCI Review for Prudential PLC (PRU.L) - Springdale Times (LON:PRU) - January 25 at 1:17 AM logoPrudential : ICICI Prudential Life Insurance hits 52-week high (LON:PRU) - January 24 at 8:10 PM logoThailand's Siam Commercial Bank seeks bids for insurance business: sources (LON:PRU) - January 23 at 7:40 PM logoPrudential : Jackson Launches Elite Access AdvisorySM (LON:PRU) - January 23 at 7:40 PM
News IconSCB said to be seeking bids for insurance arm (LON:PRU) - January 23 at 7:40 PM
News IconRSI, CCI, and ADX Levels in View for Prudential PLC (PRU.L) - Springdale Times (LON:PRU) - January 23 at 9:15 AM
News IconAverage Directional Index in Review for Prudential plc (PUK) - Rives Journal (LON:PRU) - January 22 at 7:08 PM
News IconFocus Equity: Stock Strength Indicator Watch On Prudential plc (:PUK) - Wall Street Beacon (LON:PRU) - January 22 at 7:08 PM


What is Prudential plc's stock symbol?

Prudential plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "PRU."

How often does Prudential plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Prudential plc?

Prudential plc declared a dividend on Wednesday, August 10th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 12.93 per share on Thursday, September 29th. This represents a yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 25th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.

Where is Prudential plc's stock going? Where will Prudential plc's stock price be in 2017?

21 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Prudential plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,250 to GBX 1,890. On average, they anticipate Prudential plc's share price to reach GBX 1,630.40 in the next year.

When will Prudential plc announce their earnings?

Prudential plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March, 14th 2017.

How do I buy Prudential plc stock?

Shares of Prudential plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Prudential plc stock cost?

One share of Prudential plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,633.40.

Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by Staff