Prudential Public Limited Company (NYSE:PUK) – Jefferies Group issued their FY2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Prudential Public Limited in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Cathcart expects that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $4.22 for the year.

PUK has been the subject of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Prudential Public Limited from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th. BidaskClub raised Prudential Public Limited from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 5th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $54.00.

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Shares of Prudential Public Limited (NYSE PUK) traded up $0.22 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $48.64. The stock had a trading volume of 120,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 279,959. Prudential Public Limited has a twelve month low of $37.09 and a twelve month high of $49.87.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of PUK. Citadel Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in Prudential Public Limited by 45.6% in the third quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 56,757 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,719,000 after purchasing an additional 17,777 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its holdings in Prudential Public Limited by 2.4% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 601,458 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $28,858,000 after purchasing an additional 13,940 shares during the period. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd boosted its holdings in Prudential Public Limited by 230.6% in the third quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 17,478 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $838,000 after purchasing an additional 12,192 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its holdings in Prudential Public Limited by 6.3% in the third quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 182,474 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $8,752,000 after purchasing an additional 10,762 shares during the period. Finally, Comerica Bank boosted its holdings in Prudential Public Limited by 1.8% in the third quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 73,184 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,567,000 after purchasing an additional 1,281 shares during the period. 1.61% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Prudential Public Limited Company Profile

Prudential Public Limited Company is an 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. The retail financial products and services include life insurance, pensions and annuities as well as collective investment schemes.

Earnings History and Estimates for Prudential Public Limited (NYSE:PUK)

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