NYSE:PRU - Prudential Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$99.67 +1.51 (+1.54 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$98.16
Today's Range$98.03 - $100.28
52-Week Range$92.05 - $127.14
Volume1.47 million shs
Average Volume2.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$41.20 billion
P/E Ratio9.34
Dividend Yield3.64%
Beta1.51
Prudential Financial logoPrudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally. It operates through U.S. Individual Solutions, U.S. Workplace Solutions, Investment Management, and International Insurance divisions. The U.S. Individual Solutions division offers individual variable and fixed annuity products to the mass affluent and affluent markets. It also provides universal, term, variable, and other life insurance products to the mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets. The U.S. Workplace Solutions division provides recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, institutional and retail investment, and brokerage services, as well as institutional investment products to the payout annuity and stable value markets. It also provides group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate-, bank-, and trust-owned life insurance to institutional clients for employee plans and affinity groups, as well as accidental death, dismemberment, other ancillary coverage, and plan administrative services. The Investment Management division offers asset management services, such as institutional portfolio and retail funds management, private lending and asset securitization, and other structured products for public and private fixed income, public equity, and real estate, as well as commercial mortgage origination and servicing, mutual funds, and other retail services. The International Insurance division provides individual and group life insurance, retirement, and related products, as well as reinsurance products. The company offers its products and services to individual and institutional customers through its proprietary and third-party distribution networks. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:PRU
CUSIP74432010
Phone973-802-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.34
Current Ratio0.12
Quick Ratio0.12

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio9.34
Forward P/E Ratio8.22
P/E Growth0.91

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$53.65 billion
Price / Sales0.77
Cash Flow$11.6030 per share
Price / Cash8.59
Book Value$128.17 per share
Price / Book0.78

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$10.58
Net Income$7.86 billion
Net Margins13.16%
Return on Equity9.98%
Return on Assets0.62%

Miscellaneous

Employees49,705
Outstanding Shares417,000,000
Market Cap$41.20 billion

Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Tuesday, August 7th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.90 per share on Thursday, September 13th. This represents a $3.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 20th. View Prudential Financial's Dividend History.

How will Prudential Financial's stock buyback program work?

Prudential Financial declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Friday, December 15th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Prudential Financial's earnings last quarter?

Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The financial services provider reported $3.01 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.08 by $0.07. The financial services provider had revenue of $13.04 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $14.19 billion. Prudential Financial had a net margin of 13.16% and a return on equity of 9.98%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $2.09 earnings per share. View Prudential Financial's Earnings History.

When is Prudential Financial's next earnings date?

Prudential Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Prudential Financial.

What price target have analysts set for PRU?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Prudential Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $98.00 to $134.00. On average, they expect Prudential Financial's stock price to reach $116.8462 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Prudential Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Prudential Financial?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Prudential Financial in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Prudential Financial.

Who are some of Prudential Financial's key competitors?

Who are Prudential Financial's key executives?

Prudential Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John Robert Strangfeld Jr., Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 64)
  • Mr. Robert Michael Falzon, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Stephen P. Pelletier, Exec. VP & COO of U.S. Bus.es (Age 64)
  • Mr. Charles Frederick Lowrey Jr., Exec. VP & COO of International Bus.es (Age 60)
  • Mr. Scott Garrett Sleyster, Sr. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 58)

Has Prudential Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PRU stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Prudential Financial earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.04 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Prudential Financial.

Who are Prudential Financial's major shareholders?

Prudential Financial's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.84%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.36%), LSV Asset Management (0.84%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.80%), Morgan Stanley (0.75%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.68%). Company insiders that own Prudential Financial stock include Barbara Koster, Charles F Lowrey, George Paz, John R Strangfeld Jr, Michael Todman, Nicholas C Silitch, Robert Falzon, Scott Sleyster, Sharon C Taylor, Stephen Pelletier, Thomas J Baltimore, Jr and Timothy P Harris. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Prudential Financial.

Which institutional investors are selling Prudential Financial stock?

PRU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Bank of Montreal Can, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Howe & Rusling Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Prudential Financial company stock in the last year include Barbara Koster, Charles F Lowrey, Nicholas C Silitch, Stephen Pelletier, Thomas J Baltimore, Jr and Timothy P Harris. View Insider Buying and Selling for Prudential Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying Prudential Financial stock?

PRU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Natixis, Hexavest Inc., Advisors Asset Management Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Sit Investment Associates Inc. and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have bought Prudential Financial stock in the last two years include George Paz and Michael Todman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Prudential Financial.

How do I buy shares of Prudential Financial?

Shares of PRU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Prudential Financial's stock price today?

One share of PRU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $99.67.

How big of a company is Prudential Financial?

Prudential Financial has a market capitalization of $41.20 billion and generates $53.65 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $7.86 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.58 on an earnings per share basis. Prudential Financial employs 49,705 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Prudential Financial?

Prudential Financial's mailing address is 751 BROAD ST, NEWARK NJ, 07102. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 973-802-6000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Prudential Financial (NYSE PRU)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  682 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  502 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,184
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This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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