Prudential plc (LON:PRU)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by research analysts at Shore Capital in a report issued on Thursday.
A number of other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. Macquarie reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,587 ($20.72) price objective on shares of Prudential plc in a research note on Friday, September 9th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “sector performer” rating and issued a GBX 1,470 ($19.19) price objective on shares of Prudential plc in a research note on Wednesday, September 14th. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 1,685 ($21.99) price objective on shares of Prudential plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, September 5th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,700 ($22.19) price objective on shares of Prudential plc in a research note on Thursday, September 1st. Finally, HSBC raised their price objective on shares of Prudential plc from GBX 1,570 ($20.49) to GBX 1,680 ($21.93) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 14th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,591.55 ($20.77).
Prudential plc (LON:PRU) opened at 1393.50 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 company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,385.64 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,333.71. The firm’s market cap is GBX 35.78 billion.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 25th will be issued a dividend of GBX 12.93 ($0.17) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 25th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.91%.
In other news, insider Tony Paul Wilkey sold 47,182 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,401 ($18.29), for a total transaction of £661,019.82 ($862,837.51).
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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