Prudential plc Company Profile (LON:PRU)

About Prudential plc (LON:PRU)

Prudential plc logoPrudential Public Limited Company (Prudential) is a United Kingdom-based international financial services company. The Company offers a range of retail financial products and services and asset management services throughout these territories. The Company operates through Insurance operations and Asset management operations. The retail financial products and services include life insurance, pensions and annuities as well as collective investment schemes. The Company's insurance operations include Asia, the United States (Jackson National Life Insurance Company (Jackson)) and the United Kingdom. The Company's asset management operations include Eastspring Investments, US broker-dealer and asset management, M&G and Prudential Capital. Eastspring Investments is an asset manager in Asia and provides investment solutions across a range of asset classes.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Life & Health Insurance - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:PRU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £46.44 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,563,884,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,804.82
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,723.13
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,290 - GBX 1,889.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.06
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £79.31 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.59
  • Book Value: GBX 6.03 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.00
  • Dividend Yield: 2.4%
  • EBIDTA: £5 billion
  • Net Margins: 3.40%
  • Return on Equity: 16.82%
  • Return on Assets: 0.54%
  • Average Volume: 4.04 million shs.
Frequently Asked Questions for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)

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 Tuesday, March 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 30th will be given a dividend of GBX 30.57 per share on Friday, May 19th. This represents a yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 30th. This is a positive change from Prudential plc's previous dividend of $12.93. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Prudential plc's Dividend History.

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

18 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Prudential plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 1,250 to GBX 2,200. On average, they anticipate Prudential plc's share price to reach GBX 1,888.53 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Prudential plc.

Who are some of Prudential plc's key competitors?

Who are Prudential plc's key executives?

Prudential plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Paul Victor Falzon Sant Manduca, Chairman of the Board
  • Michael Andrew Wells, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Mark FitzPatrick, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • John William Foley, Chief Executive, Prudential UK & Europe, Executive Director
  • Anne Richards, Chief Executive, M&G, Executive Director
  • Barry Lee Stowe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the North American Business Unit, Executive Director
  • Nicolaos Andreas Nicandrou, Chief Executive of Prudential Corporation Asia
  • Penelope Jane James, Group Chief Risk Officer, Executive Director
  • Alan Fraser Porter, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
  • Tim Rolfe, Group Human Resources Director

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.

What is Prudential plc's stock price today?

One share of Prudential plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,811.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Prudential plc (LON PRU)
Community Ranking:  3.7 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  727 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  268 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  995
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Prudential plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Prudential plc (LON:PRU) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,888.53

Analysts' Ratings History for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/14/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,084 -> GBX 2,092View Rating Details
8/11/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/11/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Set Price TargetBuyGBX 2,000View Rating Details
8/11/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,000View Rating Details
8/11/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,877 -> GBX 1,977View Rating Details
8/10/2017S&P GlobalSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,900View Rating Details
8/1/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,705 -> GBX 1,800View Rating Details
7/21/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,620View Rating Details
7/21/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,949View Rating Details
6/13/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,980View Rating Details
5/19/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,061View Rating Details
5/19/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,045View Rating Details
4/25/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,200View Rating Details
4/24/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,469 -> GBX 1,771View Rating Details
3/20/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,880View Rating Details
3/17/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,700 -> GBX 1,900View Rating Details
11/16/2016S&P Global Inc.Set Price TargetBuyGBX 1,680View Rating Details
10/13/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeSellGBX 1,250View Rating Details
6/29/2016Baader BankReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,609View Rating Details
6/27/2016Bank of America CorporationSet 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
12/10/2015NomuraLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,645 -> GBX 1,630View Rating Details
10/5/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,818View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/16/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


Earnings Estimates for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $142.55 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Prudential plc (LON PRU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/14/2017GBX 30.571.78%3/30/20173/30/20175/19/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/9/2017John W. FoleyInsiderBuy10GBX 1,873£187.30
7/10/2017John W. FoleyInsiderBuy10GBX 1,793£179.30
6/28/2017Lord J Adair TurnerInsiderBuy1,000GBX 1,802£18,020
6/8/2017Mike WellsInsiderBuy10GBX 1,752£175.20
5/8/2017John W. FoleyInsiderBuy10GBX 1,750£175
4/10/2017Mike WellsInsiderBuy11GBX 1,678£184.58
4/4/2017John W. FoleyInsiderSell22,807GBX 1,663£379,280.41
4/3/2017Tony Paul WilkeyInsiderSell147,537GBX 1,663£2,453,540.31
3/8/2017John W. FoleyInsiderBuy11GBX 1,640£180.40
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)


Headline Trends for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
Latest Headlines for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
DateHeadline logoPrudential sells U.S. broker-dealer network - August 16 at 6:57 AM logo[$$] Prudential sells US broker-dealer network for $325m - August 16 at 6:57 AM logoRBA minutes highlight household debt risk, see growth spurt - August 15 at 6:25 AM logoMorgan Stanley Raises Prudential plc (LON:PRU) Price Target to GBX 2,092 - August 14 at 6:40 AM logoPrudential plc (LON:PRU) Given a GBX 2,000 Price Target by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Analysts - August 13 at 9:44 PM logoPrudential plc (LON:PRU) PT Set at GBX 2,200 by UBS AG - August 13 at 9:08 PM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital - August 13 at 2:42 PM logo[$$] Prudential to merge UK insurance and asset management arms - August 11 at 7:46 AM logoJackson Reports First Half 2017 Financial Results1 - August 11 at 7:46 AM logoEdited Transcript of PRU.L earnings conference call or presentation 10-Aug-17 10:30am GMT - August 11 at 7:46 AM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Given a GBX 1,900 Price Target at S&P Global - August 10 at 3:20 PM logoPrudential plc (LON:PRU) Insider Purchases £187.30 in Stock - August 9 at 10:32 AM logoPrudential confronts question of a break-up - Financial Times - August 8 at 6:22 AM logo[$$] Prudential: the triple lock - August 8 at 6:22 AM logo[$$] Prudential confronts question of a break-up - August 8 at 6:22 AM logoPrudential plc (LON:PRU) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC - July 23 at 12:34 AM logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Analysts Give Prudential plc (LON:PRU) a GBX 1,620 Price Target - July 23 at 12:00 AM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - July 21 at 12:54 PM logoBRIEF-Africa Prudential posts HY pre-tax profit of 950.8 mln naira - July 21 at 6:22 AM logoForeign Insurers Plan $2 Billion of Malaysia Deals - Bloomberg - July 20 at 6:25 AM logoUK watchdog said property funds poorly prepared for Brexit vote turbulence - July 20 at 6:25 AM logoRBA repeats caution on housing markets in July minutes - July 19 at 5:20 AM logoStrategists: Junk Bonds Not Worth Their Yield - July 18 at 7:31 AM logoUBS AG Analysts Give Prudential plc (LON:PRU) a GBX 2,000 Price Target - July 13 at 3:32 PM logoForm 6-K PRUDENTIAL PLC For: Jul 12 - - July 12 at 7:09 AM logoPrudential plc (LON:PRU) Insider Purchases £179.30 in Stock - July 11 at 10:44 AM logo[$$] Investors warn tidal power project risks stalling - July 8 at 11:47 PM logo[$$] How both sides can win on the single market - July 7 at 8:17 AM logoBritain's 'bad bank' repays 3.3 bln stg to taxpayers in 2016 - July 4 at 6:36 AM logoLord J. Adair Turner Acquires 1,000 Shares of Prudential plc (PRU) Stock - June 29 at 7:49 AM logoFitch Affirms Prudential Plc Operating Companies at IFS 'AA'; Outlook Stable - Reuters - June 27 at 7:28 AM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - June 26 at 12:50 PM logo[$$] UK financial conduct watchdog searches for new leader - June 19 at 10:16 AM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc - June 18 at 6:58 PM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Given a GBX 2,000 Price Target by Goldman Sachs Group Inc Analysts - June 11 at 3:22 PM logoMike Wells Acquires 10 Shares of Prudential plc (PRU) Stock - June 9 at 7:06 AM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 30 at 12:40 PM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Price Target Raised to GBX 2,000 at Goldman Sachs Group Inc - May 29 at 7:24 AM logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for Prudential plc (PRU) - May 28 at 4:34 PM logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for Prudential plc (PRU) - May 28 at 3:56 PM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Given "Outperform" Rating at Credit Suisse Group AG - May 28 at 2:02 PM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG - May 22 at 7:00 PM logo[$$] Prudential replaces Asia chief in management shake up - May 19 at 7:55 PM logoPRESS: Shareholder Advice Group Criticises Prudential Director Pay - May 19 at 12:08 PM logoPrudential Q1 New Business Profit Rises; Appoints Mark FitzPatrick As CFO - May 19 at 12:08 PM logoCFO Moves: Bridgestone Americas, Prudential - May 19 at 12:08 PM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Receives Buy Rating from Panmure Gordon - May 19 at 7:06 AM logo[$$] RateSetter appoints City heavyweight as chairman - May 15 at 6:35 PM logoInsider Buying: Prudential plc (PRU) Insider Buys 10 Shares of Stock - May 9 at 7:20 AM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Price Target Increased to GBX 2,000 by Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc - May 8 at 8:22 AM


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Prudential plc (PRU) Chart for Wednesday, August, 16, 2017

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