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DOW   37,798.97
QQQ   431.10
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Prudential (PUK) Competitors

$17.26
-0.41 (-2.32%)
(As of 04/16/2024 ET)

PUK vs. SLF, CRBG, AEG, GL, PRU, PRI, VOYA, MFC, MET, and IX

Should you be buying Prudential stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Prudential include Sun Life Financial (SLF), Corebridge Financial (CRBG), Aegon (AEG), Globe Life (GL), Prudential Financial (PRU), Primerica (PRI), Voya Financial (VOYA), Manulife Financial (MFC), MetLife (MET), and ORIX (IX). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Prudential vs.

Prudential (NYSE:PUK) and Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, community ranking, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Sun Life Financial received 37 more outperform votes than Prudential when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 62.67% of users gave Prudential an outperform vote while only 62.36% of users gave Sun Life Financial an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
PrudentialOutperform Votes
450
62.67%
Underperform Votes
268
37.33%
Sun Life FinancialOutperform Votes
487
62.36%
Underperform Votes
294
37.64%

Prudential has a beta of 1.29, meaning that its share price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sun Life Financial has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Sun Life Financial has a net margin of 7.79% compared to Prudential's net margin of 0.00%. Sun Life Financial's return on equity of 17.30% beat Prudential's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PrudentialN/A N/A N/A
Sun Life Financial 7.79%17.30%1.17%

1.9% of Prudential shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.3% of Sun Life Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Prudential shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Sun Life Financial has a consensus target price of $77.00, suggesting a potential upside of 53.02%. Given Sun Life Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Sun Life Financial is more favorable than Prudential.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Prudential
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Sun Life Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

In the previous week, Prudential had 1 more articles in the media than Sun Life Financial. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Prudential and 4 mentions for Sun Life Financial. Sun Life Financial's average media sentiment score of 1.27 beat Prudential's score of 0.48 indicating that Sun Life Financial is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Prudential
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Sun Life Financial
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Sun Life Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Prudential.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Prudential$19.50B1.22$1.70BN/AN/A
Sun Life Financial$30.20B0.97$2.48B$3.8812.97

Prudential pays an annual dividend of $0.57 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Sun Life Financial pays an annual dividend of $2.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. Sun Life Financial pays out 59.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Sun Life Financial beats Prudential on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding PUK and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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PUK vs. The Competition

MetricPrudentialLife insurance IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$23.76B$15.91B$7.96B$17.06B
Dividend Yield3.24%3.29%10.63%3.58%
P/E RatioN/A10.9753.0024.80
Price / Sales1.221.193,678.8710.04
Price / Cash9.8919.0728.1015.26
Price / Book1.321.222.384.95
Net Income$1.70B$1.02B$980.35M$965.37M
7 Day Performance-6.50%-4.70%-3.33%-5.19%
1 Month Performance-15.85%-5.61%-2.47%-2.30%
1 Year Performance-40.65%20.47%10.14%76.33%

Prudential Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SLF
Sun Life Financial
4.8258 of 5 stars
$53.19
-0.3%
$77.00
+44.8%
+5.8%$31.05B$30.20B13.7130,941Positive News
CRBG
Corebridge Financial
3.8057 of 5 stars
$27.20
-3.9%
$27.64
+1.6%
+65.0%$16.93B$18.88B16.095,700Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
AEG
Aegon
0.2221 of 5 stars
$6.26
-0.6%
N/A+30.5%$16.61B$29.54B0.0019,087Short Interest ↑
GL
Globe Life
4.9528 of 5 stars
$107.61
-0.2%
$132.88
+23.5%
-48.0%$10.12B$5.45B10.683,636Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
PRU
Prudential Financial
4.9199 of 5 stars
$114.30
-1.0%
$108.10
-5.4%
+26.6%$41.03B$50.89B17.0940,658Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
PRI
Primerica
4.6999 of 5 stars
$242.94
-2.8%
$243.20
+0.1%
+20.2%$8.43B$2.82B15.303,450Analyst Report
News Coverage
VOYA
Voya Financial
4.9689 of 5 stars
$71.27
+0.3%
$82.11
+15.2%
-9.7%$7.24B$7.35B13.139,000
MFC
Manulife Financial
4.9776 of 5 stars
$24.67
+0.2%
$33.33
+35.1%
+19.9%$44.42B$36.10B12.7840,000Positive News
MET
MetLife
4.9215 of 5 stars
$72.88
-1.2%
$78.08
+7.1%
+14.5%$52.69B$66.91B39.8345,000Analyst Report
IX
ORIX
3.358 of 5 stars
$107.36
+0.0%
N/A+22.5%$24.93B$1.72T12.5634,737Short Interest ↑

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This page (NYSE:PUK) was last updated on 4/16/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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