NYSE:PRU - Prudential Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $82.37 -0.37 (-0.45 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$82.74Today's Range$81.60 - $83.2052-Week Range$81.60 - $127.14Volume2.99 million shsAverage Volume2.11 million shsMarket Capitalization$34.22 billionP/E Ratio7.79Dividend Yield4.35%Beta1.41 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 Current SymbolNYSE:PRU Previous Symbol CUSIP74432010 Webwww.prudential.com Phone973-802-6000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.37 Current Ratio0.11 Quick Ratio0.11 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio7.79 Forward P/E Ratio6.77 P/E Growth0.76 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$53.65 billion Price / Sales0.63 Cash Flow$11.4244 per share Price / Cash Flow7.21 Book Value$128.17 per share Price / Book0.64 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$10.58 Net Income$7.86 billion Net Margins12.59% Return on Equity10.20% Return on Assets0.62% Miscellaneous Employees49,705 Outstanding Shares413,000,000Market Cap$34.22 billion OptionableOptionable 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 13th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.90 per share on Thursday, December 13th. This represents a $3.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.37%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 23rd. View Prudential Financial's Dividend History. How will Prudential Financial's stock buyback program work? Prudential Financial announced that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Friday, December 15th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Prudential Financial's earnings last quarter? Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The financial services provider reported $3.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.16 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $14.43 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.51 billion. Prudential Financial had a return on equity of 10.20% and a net margin of 12.59%. During the same period last year, the business earned $3.01 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, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Prudential Financial. What guidance has Prudential Financial issued on next quarter's earnings? Prudential Financial issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $12.50-13.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $12.97. What price target have analysts set for PRU? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Prudential Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $98.00 to $134.00. On average, they anticipate Prudential Financial's share price to reach $119.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 45.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Prudential Financial. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Prudential Financial? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Prudential Financial in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Prudential Financial. Has Prudential Financial been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about PRU stock have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Prudential Financial earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Prudential Financial's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Prudential Financial include China Life Insurance (LFC), AXA (AXAHY), Prudential Public (PUK), Metlife (MET), SWISS RE LTD/S (SSREY), Manulife Financial (MFC), Sun Life Financial (SLF), AVIVA PLC/ADR (AVVIY), HANNOVER RUECK/S (HVRRY), Lincoln National (LNC), AEGON (AEG), Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), Torchmark (TMK), Scor (SCRYY) and SONY Finl HOLDI/ADR (SNYFY). 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) 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 Vanguard Group Inc. (7.66%), Vanguard Group Inc (7.66%), BlackRock Inc. (6.61%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.13%), LSV Asset Management (0.85%) and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC (0.84%). Company insiders that own Prudential Financial stock include Barbara Koster, Charles F Lowrey, George Paz, John R Strangfeld Jr, Michael Todman, Nicholas C Silitch, Prudential Financial Inc, Sandra Pianalto, Scott Sleyster, 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, BlackRock Inc., Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, AQR Capital Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Panagora Asset Management Inc. and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Prudential Financial company stock in the last year include Barbara Koster, Scott Sleyster, Stephen Pelletier and Thomas J Baltimore, Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Prudential Financial. Which institutional investors are buying Prudential Financial stock? PRU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, CIBC World Markets Inc., Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Teachers Advisors LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Marshall Wace LLP and Man Group plc. Company insiders that have bought Prudential Financial stock in the last two years include George Paz, Michael Todman, Prudential Financial Inc, Sandra Pianalto and Thomas J Baltimore, Jr. 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 $82.37. How big of a company is Prudential Financial? Prudential Financial has a market capitalization of $34.22 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. What is Prudential Financial's official website? The official website for Prudential Financial is http://www.prudential.com. 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: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 717 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 543 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,260MarketBeat'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. 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