Prudential plc (PRU) Insider John W. Foley Purchases 13 Shares
Prudential plc (LON:PRU) insider John W. Foley purchased 13 shares of Prudential plc stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 10th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,436 ($17.77) per share, for a total transaction of £186.68 ($231.04).
Prudential plc (LON:PRU) traded up 0.10% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1444.00. 3,180,307 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 37.08 billion. Prudential plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1,085.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,578.50. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,385.22 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,337.23.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 25th were paid a GBX 12.93 ($0.16) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 25th.
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG reduced their price target on shares of Prudential plc from GBX 1,620 ($20.05) to GBX 1,385 ($17.14) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Barclays PLC raised their price target on shares of Prudential plc from GBX 1,609 ($19.91) to GBX 1,648 ($20.40) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, July 18th. HSBC lifted their target price on shares of Prudential plc from GBX 1,570 ($19.43) to GBX 1,680 ($20.79) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th. Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,610 ($19.93) target price on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Thursday, September 29th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity lifted their target price on shares of Prudential plc from GBX 1,425 ($17.64) to GBX 1,515 ($18.75) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,580.76 ($19.56).
About Prudential plc
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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