PRU has been the topic of a number of other reports. Panmure Gordon reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,610 ($19.62) target price on shares of Prudential plc in a report on Thursday, September 29th. Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of Prudential plc in a report on Thursday, September 29th. Jefferies Group increased their target price on Prudential plc from GBX 1,416 ($17.26) to GBX 1,437 ($17.51) and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Thursday, September 22nd. Barclays PLC reiterated an overweight rating on shares of Prudential plc in a report on Tuesday, September 20th. Finally, HSBC increased their target price on Prudential plc from GBX 1,570 ($19.13) to GBX 1,680 ($20.48) and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 1,575.05 ($19.20).
Prudential plc (LON:PRU) opened at 1374.50 on Thursday. Prudential plc has a 12-month low of GBX 1,085.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,578.50. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 35.29 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,389.08 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,341.53.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 25th were issued a GBX 12.93 ($0.16) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 25th.
In other news, insider David J. A. Law acquired 3,577 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 3rd. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,388 ($16.92) per share, with a total value of £49,648.76 ($60,510.37). Also, insider Tony Paul Wilkey sold 559 shares of Prudential plc stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,421 ($17.32), for a total value of £7,943.39 ($9,681.16).
Prudential plc Company Profile
Prudential Public Limited Company is an international financial services company. The Company has operations in Asia, the United States and the United Kingdom. Its segments include Insurance operations, including Asia, the United States (Jackson National Life Insurance Company (Jackson)) and the United Kingdom, and Asset management operations, including Eastspring Investments, the United States broker-dealer and asset management, M&G and Prudential Capital.
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