Prudential Public Limited Company (NYSE:PUK) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eight research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $47.20.

PUK has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Prudential Public Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) lowered shares of Prudential Public Limited from a “conviction-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 8th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Prudential Public Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 29th.

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A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Proficio Capital Partners LLC raised its position in Prudential Public Limited by 1.0% in the second quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 2,043 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 21 shares during the last quarter. Feltz Wealth PLAN Inc. bought a new position in Prudential Public Limited during the first quarter valued at $108,000. Huntington National Bank raised its position in Prudential Public Limited by 53.3% in the second quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 2,734 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $126,000 after buying an additional 950 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its position in Prudential Public Limited by 156.8% in the first quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 2,861 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 1,747 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quadrant Capital Group LLC raised its position in Prudential Public Limited by 175.1% in the first quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 2,935 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $118,000 after buying an additional 1,868 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 1.66% of the company’s stock.

Prudential Public Limited (PUK) opened at 48.78 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $46.48 and a 200-day moving average of $43.42. Prudential Public Limited has a 12 month low of $32.52 and a 12 month high of $49.67. The company has a market cap of $62.69 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.09 and a beta of 1.59.

Prudential Public Limited 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.

Analyst Recommendations for Prudential Public Limited (NYSE:PUK)

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