Prudential plc (LON:PRU) has received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the nineteen research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,951.82 ($25.21).

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. UBS AG set a GBX 2,000 ($25.83) price target on Prudential plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, May 19th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 2,000 ($25.83) price target on Prudential plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Friday, August 11th. S&P Global set a GBX 1,900 ($24.54) price target on Prudential plc and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their price target on Prudential plc from GBX 2,084 ($26.91) to GBX 2,092 ($27.02) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th.

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In other news, insider Lord J. Adair Turner acquired 1,000 shares of Prudential plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 28th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,802 ($23.27) per share, for a total transaction of £18,020 ($23,272.63). In the last quarter, insiders have purchased 1,031 shares of company stock valued at $1,857,855.

Shares of Prudential plc (LON:PRU) traded down 1.45% during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1764.00. The company had a trading volume of 3,482,186 shares. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 45.41 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,814.36 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,753.07. Prudential plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1,290.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,889.50.

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

Prudential plc 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.

Analyst Recommendations for Prudential plc (LON:PRU)

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