News stories about Prudential Public Limited (NYSE:PUK) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Prudential Public Limited earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.2050437027812 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Prudential Public Limited (NYSE:PUK) traded up 0.32% on Friday, hitting $46.52. 206,240 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $47.13 and a 200-day moving average of $44.12. The stock has a market cap of $59.88 billion, a PE ratio of 16.75 and a beta of 1.59. Prudential Public Limited has a 1-year low of $32.52 and a 1-year high of $49.67.
The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 25th will be paid a $0.3765 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a yield of 1.62%.
A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Prudential Public Limited from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday. BidaskClub cut shares of Prudential Public Limited from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) cut shares of Prudential Public Limited from a “conviction-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $52.00.
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Prudential Public Limited Company Profile
Prudential Public Limited Company (Prudential) is a United Kingdom-based 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.
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