Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $93. The stock traded with the volume of 3.04 Million in the last trading session. Prudential Financial, Inc. opened at $99.94 and closed by showing an increase of 0.37%. The Bid price in the last session was $98.64 x 100 and the Ask price was $104.78 x 100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).
Prudential Financial, Inc. has the Market Capitalization of 42.9 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $101.96 and 52-Week Low of $57.19 and it touched its 52-week high on Nov 23, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.
Prudential Financial, Inc. reported its last Earnings on Nov 02 AMC where the company reported Actual EPS of $2.66/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $2.49/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.17/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 6.8%. The company will report its next earnings on 8-Feb-17.
Some analyst provided their insight on Growth Estimates; Prudential Financial, Inc. has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of 19.6%. The Next Quarter growth is expected to be 18.3%. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of 10.06% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year’s earnings growth rate is expected to be 6.8% per annum.
14 number of analysts also provided their insight on Prudential Financial, Inc., where the Average Price Target for the stock is $93. They also projected Low Price Target as $78 while High Price Target is set at $110.
A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 1 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 8 reported it as Buy.8 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 1 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.
Prudential Financial, Inc. annual Divided is 2.8 while it’s Dividend Yield is 2.81%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.32 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 9.65. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 0.71 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 0.77, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 1.73 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 2.4.
The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 0.6 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 9.4% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 8%.
The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 6.25% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 14.81 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 30.29 percent.
A look at performance overview of Prudential Financial, Inc. depicts that Performance (Week) is -0.8 percent while Performance Month is 18.91%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 26.29% and Half Year Performance value stands at 28.66%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 19.49 percent. Prudential Financial, Inc. has its YTD performance of 27.04 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).
Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 13 Nov 2016 where Officer KOSTER BARBARA G did a transaction type “Buy” in which 22368 shares were traded at a price of $25.3. Another insider trade includes Officer KOSTER BARBARA G who also initiated a transaction in which 22368 shares were traded on 13 Nov 2016 as “Sell”. On 9 Nov 2016 Officer and Director Grier (Mark B) traded 65873 shares as “Sell” at $94. Officer Lowrey (Charles F) Sell 7369 shares on 9 Nov 2016 at the price of $95.
The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm FBR & Co. on 18-Oct-16 who Downgrade the stock from Outperform to Mkt Perform. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 7-Oct-16, Credit Suisse took an action “Initiated” to Neutral. On 23-Sep-16, the stock was Upgrade to Buy by Goldman.