Prudential plc (LON:PRU) insider John W. Foley bought 13 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 10th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,436 ($17.77) per share, with a total value of £186.68 ($231.04).
Prudential plc (LON:PRU) opened at 1449.50 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,388.50 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,339.15. Prudential plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,085.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,578.50. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 37.22 billion.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 25th were given a dividend of GBX 12.93 ($0.16) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 25th.
PRU has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “conviction-buy” rating and set a GBX 1,900 ($23.51) target price on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 15th. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 1,677 ($20.75) price objective on Prudential plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 17th. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Prudential plc in a report on Friday, June 24th. BNP Paribas restated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,700 ($21.04) price objective on shares of Prudential plc in a report on Monday, June 27th. Finally, Bank of America Corp. set a GBX 1,560 ($19.31) price objective on Prudential plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, June 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,580.76 ($19.56).
About Prudential plc
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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