NYSE:PRU - Prudential Financial Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $96.30 +1.23 (+1.29 %) (As of 07/17/2018 02:10 AM ET)Previous Close$95.07Today's Range$95.16 - $96.3752-Week Range$92.05 - $127.14Volume1.33 million shsAverage Volume2.06 million shsMarket Capitalization$39.93 billionP/E Ratio9.07Dividend Yield3.78%Beta1.5 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Prudential 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. Receive PRU News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PRU and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Life insurance Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance SectorFinance SymbolNYSE:PRU CUSIP74432010 Webwww.prudential.com Phone973-802-6000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.35 Current Ratio0.12 Quick Ratio0.12 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.07 Forward P/E Ratio7.92 P/E Growth0.87 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$53.65 billion Price / Sales0.75 Cash Flow$11.6445 per share Price / Cash8.27 Book Value$128.17 per share Price / Book0.75 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$10.58 Net Income$7.86 billion Net Margins13.57% Return on Equity9.25% Return on Assets0.58% Miscellaneous Employees49,705 Outstanding Shares420,000,000Market Cap$39,929.40 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, May 8th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.90 per share on Thursday, June 14th. This represents a $3.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.74%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 21st. View Prudential Financial's Dividend History. How will Prudential Financial's stock buyback program work? Prudential Financial declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Friday, December 15th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Prudential Financial's earnings last quarter? Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The financial services provider reported $3.08 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.98 by $0.10. The financial services provider earned $12.88 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.68 billion. Prudential Financial had a return on equity of 9.25% and a net margin of 13.57%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.79 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, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Prudential Financial. What price target have analysts set for PRU? 15 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Prudential Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $134.00. On average, they anticipate Prudential Financial's share price to reach $116.3077 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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." What are Wall Street analysts saying about Prudential Financial stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Prudential Financial stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Prudential continues to benefit from growth in asset-based businesses, lower taxes, improved margins in Group Insurance business and solid international operations. It is set to grow on its high performing asset management business, international operations (provides it with better organic growth opportunities than peers) and a deeper reach in the pension risk transfer market. Focus on Protection, Retirement and Investment Management businesses will continue to help Prudential lead the space. A strong balance sheet and an efficient capital management are tailwinds. It expects ROE between 12% and 13% in the near-to-intermediate term. However, exposure to still low interest rates, mounting expenses weighing on margin expansion concern. Shares of Prudential have underperformed the industry year to date. A Zacks Rank #2 combined with Earnings ESP of 0.03% makes us confident of positive earnings surprise as it reports second quarter results on Aug 1." (7/16/2018) 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We think PRU shares should react favorably to the beat in the quarter." (5/3/2018) Who are some of Prudential Financial's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Prudential Financial include China Life Insurance (LFC), Prudential Public (PUK), AXA (AXAHY), Metlife (MET), Manulife Financial (MFC), SWISS RE Ltd/S (SSREY), AVIVA PLC/ADR (AVVIY), Sun Life Financial (SLF), HANNOVER RUECK/S (HVRRY), Legal & General Group (LGEN), AMP (AMP), Lincoln National (LNC), OLD Mut PLC/ADR (ODMTY), AEGON (AEG) and Torchmark (TMK). 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? News stories about PRU stock have trended positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public 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 0.45 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.27 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. 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 NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.52%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.49%), Hexavest Inc. (0.10%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.05%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.03%) and Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%). 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 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Capital One National Association, CENTRAL TRUST Co, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, Legacy Private Trust Co. and Garland Capital Management 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 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 Hexavest Inc., Howard Capital Management Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Clinton Group Inc., Denali Advisors LLC, Viking Fund Management LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $96.30. How big of a company is Prudential Financial? Prudential Financial has a market capitalization of $39.93 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 639 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 475 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,114MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Prudential Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PRU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PRU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should I invest in "strong buy" stocks?