Prudential plc (LON:PRU) had its price objective raised by Societe Generale from GBX 1,725 ($23.26) to GBX 1,790 ($24.13) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, September 14th. They currently have a hold rating on the financial services provider’s stock.
PRU has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Barclays PLC set a GBX 2,015 ($27.17) target price on shares of Prudential plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Monday, September 4th. J P Morgan Chase & Co increased their target price on shares of Prudential plc from GBX 1,705 ($22.99) to GBX 1,800 ($24.27) and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Berenberg Bank increased their target price on shares of Prudential plc from GBX 2,200 ($29.66) to GBX 2,400 ($32.36) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reiterated an outperform rating and set a GBX 2,045 ($27.57) target price on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Friday, May 19th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 1,954.50 ($26.35).
Shares of Prudential plc (PRU) opened at 1753.50 on Thursday. The company’s market cap is GBX 45.14 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,808.59 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,756.65. Prudential plc has a one year low of GBX 1,290.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,889.50.
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The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be paid a dividend of GBX 14.50 ($0.20) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 24th.
In other Prudential plc news, insider Lord J. Adair Turner purchased 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 28th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,802 ($24.30) per share, with a total value of £18,020 ($24,295.54). Insiders have acquired 1,031 shares of company stock worth $1,857,855 over the last three months.
Prudential plc Company Profile
Prudential Public Limited Company is an international financial services company. The Company offers a range of retail financial products and services and asset management services throughout these territories. The Company operates through Insurance operations and Asset management operations. The retail financial products and services include life insurance, pensions and annuities as well as collective investment schemes.
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