Shares of Prudential plc (LON:PRU) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nineteen brokerages that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,907.50 ($24.76).

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 2,075 ($26.94) price objective on Prudential plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($25.96) price objective on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Thursday. Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on Prudential plc from GBX 2,084 ($27.05) to GBX 2,092 ($27.16) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, UBS AG set a GBX 2,200 ($28.56) price objective on Prudential plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th.

In other news, insider Lord J. Adair Turner acquired 1,000 shares of Prudential plc stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 28th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,802 ($23.39) per share, for a total transaction of £18,020 ($23,393.48). In the last quarter, insiders acquired 1,030 shares of company stock valued at $1,856,180.

Prudential plc (LON PRU) traded down 0.14% on Tuesday, reaching GBX 1811.00. 3,618,345 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Prudential plc has a one year low of GBX 1,290.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,889.50. The firm’s market cap is GBX 46.62 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,805.91 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,726.11.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 24th will be issued a GBX 14.50 ($0.19) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 24th.

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Prudential plc 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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