News headlines about Prudential Public (NYSE:PUK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Prudential Public earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.9709992847775 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Several research firms have recently issued reports on PUK. ValuEngine cut Prudential Public from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, December 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Prudential Public from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Saturday, September 23rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $60.00.

Prudential Public (NYSE:PUK) traded up $0.76 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $54.28. The stock had a trading volume of 310,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 248,100. Prudential Public has a 1-year low of $38.17 and a 1-year high of $54.31.

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Prudential Public 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.

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