Prudential Financial Company Profile (NYSE:PRU)

About Prudential Financial

Prudential Financial logoPrudential Financial, Inc. is a financial services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides a range of financial products and services, including life insurance, annuities and investment management. The Company's divisions include U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management Division; U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance Division, and International Insurance Division. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division consists of its Individual Annuities, Retirement and Asset Management segments. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division conducts its business through the Individual Life and Group Insurance segments. The International Insurance division conducts its business through the International Insurance segment. The Company also has corporate and other operations, which include corporate items and initiatives that are not allocated to its business segments and divested businesses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Life Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Life & Health Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: PRU
  • CUSIP: 74432010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $111.22
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $106.67
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $93.11
  • 52-Week Range: $62.62 - $112.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.46
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.03
  • P/E Growth: 1.19
  • Market Cap: $47.82B
  • Outstanding Shares: 430,700,000
  • Beta: 1.69
  • Net Margins: 7.63%
  • Return on Equity: 7.96%
  • Return on Assets: 0.52%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.39%
  • Current Ratio: 0.14%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.16%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.59)
Consensus Price Target: $99.46 (10.57% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/19/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$129.00View Rating Details
2/10/2017Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralView Rating Details
1/26/2017Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$103.00View Rating Details
12/14/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$109.00 -> $110.00View Rating Details
12/7/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeUnderperform -> BuyView Rating Details
11/29/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingMarket Perform$86.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
10/7/2016Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$89.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
9/23/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$80.00 -> $93.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$90.00 -> $83.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHold$78.00View Rating Details
4/1/2016Sandler O'NeillReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/18/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutral$85.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
3/18/2016Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/17/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$95.00 -> $101.00View Rating Details
3/17/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$106.00 -> $105.00View Rating Details
3/17/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingStrong-Buy$101.00 -> $106.00View Rating Details
2/11/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$100.00 -> $89.00View Rating Details
2/5/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetView Rating Details
11/26/2015ArgusDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
6/23/2015S&P Equity ResearchUpgradeStrong-Buy$107.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/8/2017Q416$2.32$2.46$12.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$2.49$2.66$57.49 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216$2.51$1.84$11.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$2.37$2.18$11.19 billion$11.93 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415$2.30$1.94$11.54 billion$13.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$2.42$2.40$11.33 billion$11.08 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$2.47$2.91$11.24 billion$12.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$2.39$2.79$11.16 billion$11.81 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q414$2.37$2.12$12.31 billion$15.83 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q3$2.41$2.20$11.40 billion$11.77 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$2.35$2.49$11.12 million$11.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$2.26$2.40$11.72 billion$10.94 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$2.18$2.20$11.99 billion$10.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$2.10$2.94$12.65 billion$10.82 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$1.98$2.30$12.23 billion$11.72 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$1.88$2.28$12.67 billion$11.83 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q1 2013$1.74$1.69$12.86 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$1.67$1.53$10.91 billion$13.25 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$1.54$1.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$1.71$1.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$1.54$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$1.55$1.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$1.48$1.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$1.48$1.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $10.43 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $11.09 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$2.34$2.50$2.42
Q2 20162$2.51$2.53$2.52
Q3 20162$2.50$2.57$2.54
Q4 20162$2.29$2.32$2.31
Q1 20172$2.54$2.64$2.59
Q2 20172$2.59$2.60$2.60
Q3 20172$2.62$2.62$2.62
Q4 20172$2.43$2.44$2.44
Q1 20181$2.80$2.80$2.80
Q2 20181$2.76$2.76$2.76
Q3 20181$2.78$2.78$2.78
Q4 20181$2.60$2.60$2.60
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU)
Annual Dividend:$2.80
Dividend Yield:2.52%
Dividend Growth:17.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:28.90% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.85% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
25.25% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:8 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 60.91%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/17/2017Timothy P HarrisEVPSell6,087$110.75$674,135.25View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016Scott SleysterInsiderSell9,379$85.06$797,777.74View SEC Filing  
10/10/2016Sharon C TaylorSVPSell85,490$84.99$7,265,795.10View SEC Filing  
10/5/2016Charles F LowreyInsiderSell50,322$85.00$4,277,370.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2016Robert FalzonCFOSell9,781$85.00$831,385.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2016Timothy P HarrisEVPSell6,531$85.00$555,135.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016Charles F LowreyInsiderSell41,644$80.00$3,331,520.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Robert FalzonCFOSell33,820$77.13$2,608,536.60View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Stephen PelletierInsiderSell4,470$76.36$341,329.20View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Douglas A ScovannerDirectorBuy7,400$62.56$462,944.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Charles F. LowreyEVPSell7,959$85.00$676,515.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015John R. Strangfeld, Jr.ChairmanSell70,026$85.00$5,952,210.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Sharon C. TaylorSVPSell14,589$85.00$1,240,065.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Stephen PelletierEVPSell10,690$88.93$950,661.70View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015Susan L BlountEVPSell26,465$90.00$2,381,850.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Robert AxelSVPSell3,785$81.23$307,455.55View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Susan L BlountEVPSell3,129$92.00$287,868.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Mark B GrierChairmanSell408,076$89.42$36,490,155.92View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Scott SleysterSVPSell18,866$89.19$1,682,658.54View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Richard F LambertSVPSell2,376$89.12$211,749.12View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Sharon TaylorSVPSell21,926$86.36$1,893,529.36View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Susan BlountEVPSell68,047$88.00$5,988,136.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Peter SayreSVPSell2,200$86.95$191,290.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Robert FalzonCFOSell17,565$89.69$1,575,404.85View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013Mark GrierChairmanSell280,902$89.30$25,084,548.60View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Peter SayreSVPSell9,001$81.60$734,481.60View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013Sharon C TaylorSVPSell22,073$77.95$1,720,590.35View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013Constance J HornerDirectorSell5,000$78.50$392,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Peter SayreSVPSell4,000$80.50$322,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Susan BlountEVPSell32,809$80.59$2,644,077.31View SEC Filing  
7/10/2013Peter B SayreSVPSell10,888$77.63$845,235.44View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Peter B SayreSVPSell1,100$72.61$79,871.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Barbara KosterSVPSell8,736$70.30$614,140.80View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Peter B SayreSVPSell7,830$67.66$529,777.80View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Susan L BlountSVPSell6,289$64.84$407,778.76View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Edward P BairdEVPSell18,344$65.87$1,208,319.28View SEC Filing  
12/6/2012Barbara KosterSVPSell6,386$52.36$334,370.96View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012Scott SleysterSVPSell27,263$52.34$1,426,945.42View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU)
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What is Prudential Financial's stock symbol?

Prudential Financial trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PRU."

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

Prudential Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share on Thursday, March 16th. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 17th. This is a boost from Prudential Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.70.

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

17 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Prudential Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $78.00 to $129.00. On average, they expect Prudential Financial's stock price to reach $99.46 in the next twelve months.

When will Prudential Financial announce their earnings?

Prudential Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May, 3rd 2017.

Who owns Prudential Financial stock?

Prudential Financial's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.71%), FMR LLC (0.84%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.68%), Credit Agricole S A (0.33%), AQR Capital Management LLC (0.31%) and Asset Management One Co. Ltd. (0.20%). Company insiders that own Prudential Financial stock include Charles F Lowrey, Douglas A Scovanner, John R Strangfeld, Jr, Robert Axel, Robert Falzon, Scott Sleyster, Sharon C Taylor, Stephen Pelletier, Susan L Blount and Timothy P Harris.

Who sold Prudential Financial stock? Who is selling Prudential Financial stock?

Prudential Financial's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Sentinel Trust Co. LBA, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P and Renaissance Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Prudential Financial stock in the last year include Charles F Lowrey, Robert Falzon, Scott Sleyster, Sharon C Taylor, Stephen Pelletier and Timothy P Harris.

Who bought Prudential Financial stock? Who is buying Prudential Financial stock?

Prudential Financial's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Credit Agricole S A, Russell Investments Group Ltd., AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Clark Capital Management Group Inc., FIL Ltd and Barometer Capital Management Inc..

How do I buy Prudential Financial stock?

Shares of Prudential Financial can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Prudential Financial stock cost?

One share of Prudential Financial stock can currently be purchased for approximately $111.22.

Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU)

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Earnings by Quarter for Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU)

Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by Staff