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Prudential (PRU) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 716.80
+7.20 (+1.01%)
(As of 07/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.92 million shs
Average Volume
8.54 million shs
Market Capitalization
£19.71 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
GBX 1,457.50

Prudential MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
103.3% Upside
GBX 1,457.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
£56.78 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.74 out of 5 stars

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About Prudential Stock (LON:PRU)

Prudential plc, through its subsidiaries, provides life and health insurance, and asset management solutions to individuals in Asia and Africa. The company was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Central, Hong Kong.

PRU Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/16 Dividend
Dividend Payable

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Insurance - Life
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 1,457.50
High Stock Price Target
GBX 1,800
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 1,290
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


Net Income
£1.70 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£11.04 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 159.26 per share
Book Value
GBX 650 per share


Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
£19.71 billion
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Anil Wadhwani (Age 56)
    CEO & Executive Director
    Comp: $10.04M
  • Mr. Benjamin James Bulmer (Age 49)
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Patrick Bowes
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Avnish Kalra C.A. (Age 56)
    Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
  • Ms. Catherine Chia (Age 56)
    Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Mr. Allen Thai
    Chief Representative of Myanmar Office
  • Ciaran Mulligan
    Head of Manager Oversight for Portfolio Management Group
  • Rebecca Wyatt
    Chief of Financial & Capital Reporting
  • Ms. Marcia Lynn Wadsten F.S.A. (Age 57)
    Chief Financial Officer of Jackson Holdings LLC
  • Mr. Eng Seong Lim
    Chief Executive Officer of Life Insurance

Should I Buy Prudential Stock? PRU Pros and Cons Explained


Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Prudential plc:

  • Prudential plc has received a "Buy" rating from Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, indicating positive sentiment from analysts.
  • Insider activity: Anil Wadhwani, an insider, recently acquired a significant number of shares, showing confidence in the company's future performance.
  • Low stock price: Prudential plc's stock price is currently trading at a lower level, potentially presenting a buying opportunity for investors.
  • Strong financial position: The company has a current ratio of 2.02 and a quick ratio of 0.67, indicating good liquidity and ability to meet short-term obligations.
  • Diverse product offerings: Prudential plc provides life and health insurance, and asset management solutions, catering to a broad customer base in Asia and Africa.


Investors should be bearish about investing in Prudential plc for these reasons:

  • Market volatility: Prudential plc's stock has experienced fluctuations, which may pose risks to investors in the short term.
  • Debt-to-equity ratio: The company has a high debt-to-equity ratio of 31.08, indicating a significant reliance on debt financing.
  • Recent trading performance: Prudential plc's stock has been trading down, showing a negative trend in the recent period.
  • PE ratio: The company's PE ratio is relatively high at 1,518.37, which may suggest the stock is overvalued compared to its earnings.
  • Market capitalization: While Prudential plc has a substantial market capitalization, it also implies a higher level of market expectations and potential risks.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Monday, July 1, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Prudential pros and cons to

PRU Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have PRU shares performed this year?

Prudential's stock was trading at GBX 887.20 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, PRU shares have decreased by 19.2% and is now trading at GBX 716.80.
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How were Prudential's earnings last quarter?

Prudential plc (LON:PRU) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 14th. The financial services provider reported $145.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $139.00 by $6.20. The financial services provider had revenue of $44.01 billion for the quarter. Prudential had a net margin of 15.41% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.82%.

How do I buy shares of Prudential?

Shares of PRU stock 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.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Prudential own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some other companies that Prudential investors own include Xtrackers California Municipal Bond ETF (CA), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Hawkins (HWKN), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW) and Athabasca Oil (ATH).

This page (LON:PRU) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by Staff

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