Prudential plc (PRU) Insider Fields Wicker-Miurin Buys 1,500 Shares

Prudential plc (LON:PRU) insider Fields Wicker-Miurin purchased 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,655 ($21.63) per share, for a total transaction of £24,825 ($32,438.26).

LON PRU opened at GBX 1,594 ($20.83) on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $41.25 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.65. The company has a current ratio of 1.17, a quick ratio of 0.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 113.46. Prudential plc has a fifty-two week low of GBX 1,325 ($17.31) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,962 ($25.64).

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 28th were paid a dividend of GBX 33.68 ($0.44) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 28th. This represents a yield of 2.18%. This is a positive change from Prudential’s previous dividend of $15.67. Prudential’s payout ratio is 0.42%.

Several brokerages have issued reports on PRU. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Prudential in a research note on Monday, May 13th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Prudential in a research note on Monday, May 13th. Barclays set a GBX 2,019 ($26.38) price target on shares of Prudential and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 4th. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 2,428 ($31.73) price target on shares of Prudential and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 9th. Finally, HSBC boosted their price target on shares of Prudential from GBX 2,240 ($29.27) to GBX 2,300 ($30.05) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,078.83 ($27.16).

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Prudential Company Profile

Prudential plc, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of retail financial products and services, and asset management services in Asia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Africa. The company offers health and protection, as well as other life insurance products, including participating business; mutual funds; and personal lines property and casualty insurance, group insurance, and institutional fund management services.

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