Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a GBX 1,775 ($22.18) target price on Prudential plc (LON:PRU) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

PRU has been the topic of several other reports. S&P Global Inc. set a GBX 1,680 ($20.99) price target on shares of Prudential plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 16th. Societe Generale lowered shares of Prudential plc to a sell rating and set a GBX 1,250 ($15.62) price target on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of Prudential plc to a buy rating and raised their price target for the stock from GBX 1,385 ($17.30) to GBX 1,590 ($19.87) in a research report on Wednesday, November 2nd. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a sector performer rating on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a GBX 1,685 ($21.05) price target on shares of Prudential plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Monday, September 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 1,605.09 ($20.05).

Analyst Recommendations for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)

Prudential plc (LON:PRU) traded up 1.01% on Wednesday, reaching GBX 1556.50. 2,007,464 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 39.97 billion. Prudential plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,085.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,576.00. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,423.00 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,354.28.

In related news, insider Lord J. Adair Turner acquired 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 29th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,398 ($17.47) per share, for a total transaction of £27,960 ($34,932.53). Also, insider Tony Paul Wilkey sold 47,182 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,401 ($17.50), for a total transaction of £661,019.82 ($825,861.84).

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Prudential plc Company Profile

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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