Prudential plc Company Profile (LON:PRU)

About Prudential plc (LON:PRU)

Prudential plc logoPrudential Public Limited Company is an 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. Its insurance operations include Asia, the United States (Jackson National Life Insurance Company (Jackson)) and the United Kingdom. Its asset management operations include Eastspring Investments, M&G and Prudential Capital.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Life & Health Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:PRU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £46.88 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,574,353,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,786.93
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,768.78
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,290 - GBX 1,889.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.05
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £79.31 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.59
  • Book Value: GBX 6 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.04
  • Dividend Yield: 2.5%
  • EBITDA: £4.98 billion
  • Net Margins: 3.50%
  • Return on Equity: 19.94%
  • Return on Assets: 0.63%
  • Average Volume: 4.48 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 Thursday, August 10th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be paid a dividend of GBX 14.50 per share on Thursday, September 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 24th. The official announcement can be viewed 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 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Prudential plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 1,620 to GBX 2,400. On average, they expect Prudential plc's share price to reach GBX 1,940.06 in the next twelve months. 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
  • Pat Casey, Interim Group Chief Risk Officer
  • 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 1,821.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Prudential plc (LON PRU)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  761 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  297 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,058
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: 5 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.72)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,940.06
Consensus Price Target History for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
Price Target History for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
Analysts' Ratings History for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/5/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,000View Rating Details
9/25/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,015View Rating Details
9/14/2017Societe GeneraleBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,725 -> GBX 1,790View Rating Details
9/12/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,000 -> GBX 2,040View Rating Details
8/31/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,200 -> GBX 2,400View Rating Details
8/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuyGBX 2,075View Rating Details
8/14/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,084 -> GBX 2,092View Rating Details
8/11/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView 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
6/13/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,980View Rating Details
5/19/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,061View 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
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
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)


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


Dividend History by Quarter for Prudential plc (LON PRU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/10/2017GBX 14.500.79%8/24/20178/24/20179/28/2017
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
10/9/2017Mike WellsInsiderBuy10GBX 1,819£181.90
9/29/2017Anthony NightingaleInsiderBuy20,000GBX 1,788£357,600
9/8/2017John W. FoleyInsiderBuy11GBX 1,745£191.95
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 logoWhat Does Prudential plc’s (LSE:PRU) Share Price Indicate? - October 17 at 4:15 PM logoA solid dividend stock I’d buy to complement British American Tobacco plc - October 14 at 6:56 AM logoMike Wells Buys 10 Shares of Prudential plc (PRU) Stock - October 10 at 7:22 AM logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for Prudential plc (PRU) - October 8 at 10:02 AM logoPrudential seeks sale of Vietnam consumer finance unit for up to $150 million: sources - Reuters - October 5 at 5:30 PM logoPrudential seeks sale of Vietnam consumer finance unit for up to $150 million - sources - October 5 at 5:30 PM logoPrudential Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:PRU) : October 4, 2017 - October 5 at 5:30 PM logoPrudential Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PRU-GB : October 3, 2017 - October 3 at 11:07 AM logoAXIS Capital Acquires The Shares Of Novae Group Plc - October 2 at 10:20 AM logoBRIEF-Axis Capital acquires shares of Novae Group PLC - October 2 at 10:20 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Prudential Non-Executive Directors Buy Shares - September 29 at 12:08 PM logoShould You Be Tempted To Sell Prudential plc (LSE:PRU) Because Of Its PE Ratio? - September 29 at 12:08 PM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Insider Acquires £357,600 in Stock - September 29 at 10:26 AM logoPrudential (PUK) Presents At BoAML 22nd Annual Financials CEO Conference - Slideshow - September 28 at 7:46 PM logoJackson Announces Sponsorship of Together Live Tour - September 25 at 12:30 PM logoMoody's affirms the A2 senior rating of Prudential plc, stable outlook - (press release) (subscription) - September 23 at 5:30 AM logoJackson National Life Insurance Co of NY -- Moody's affirms the A2 senior rating of Prudential plc, stable outlook - September 22 at 7:27 PM logoICICI Pru's Top Holders Weigh $570 Million Offering - Bloomberg - September 20 at 7:57 AM logo[$$] Foreign Firms to Sell Large Stakes in Malaysian Insurers - September 19 at 6:44 AM logoSociete Generale Increases Prudential plc (PRU) Price Target to GBX 1,790 - September 17 at 8:58 AM logoPrudential plc (PRU) PT Set at GBX 1,790 by Societe Generale - September 13 at 4:16 PM logoNew Study Shows Consumers Desire Guaranteed Lifetime Income, But They Don’t Know Where to Find It - September 13 at 7:59 AM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Insider John W. Foley Purchases 11 Shares - September 11 at 10:32 AM logoBarclays PLC Analysts Give Prudential plc (PRU) a GBX 2,015 Price Target - September 9 at 1:46 PM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - September 9 at 11:30 AM logoForm 6-K PRUDENTIAL PLC For: Sep 08 - - September 9 at 7:34 AM logoPrudence Foundation Launches SAFE STEPS First Aid Across Asia - September 9 at 7:34 AM logoPrudential Honoured With "Friend Of ASEAN" Award By ASEAN Business Advisory Council In Recognition Of Its Contribution To The Region - September 7 at 7:53 AM logoPrudential Honoured With "Friend Of ASEAN" Award By ASEAN Business Advisory Council In Recognition Of Its Contribution To The Region - September 7 at 7:53 AM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Earns Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - September 4 at 9:58 AM logoForm 6-K PRUDENTIAL PLC For: Sep 01 - September 3 at 5:36 AM logoForm 6-K PRUDENTIAL PLC For: Sep 01 - - September 2 at 7:44 AM logoPrudential Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PRU-GB : August 30, 2017 - August 30 at 8:09 AM logoPrudential Plc : PRU-GB: Dividend Analysis : August 25th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 26, 2017 - August 26 at 8:30 AM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Earns "Buy" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - August 20 at 8:52 PM logoPrudential plc (PRU) Plans GBX 14.50 Dividend - August 19 at 8:38 AM logoCredit Suisse Group Analysts Give Prudential plc (PRU) a GBX 2,075 Price Target - August 18 at 6:22 AM logoPrudential to offload broker-dealer network in US - Financial Times - August 17 at 3:21 PM logoPrudential Plc Sells Broker-dealer Network In US For $325 Mln Initial Price - Nasdaq - August 17 at 7:03 AM 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


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Prudential plc (PRU) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

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