Societe Generale set a GBX 1,790 ($23.12) price target on Prudential plc (LON:PRU) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the financial services provider’s stock.

A number of other research firms have also weighed in on PRU. Barclays PLC set a GBX 2,015 ($26.02) price target on shares of Prudential plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Monday, September 4th. J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their price target on shares of Prudential plc from GBX 1,705 ($22.02) to GBX 1,800 ($23.25) and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Berenberg Bank upped their price target on shares of Prudential plc from GBX 2,200 ($28.41) to GBX 2,400 ($31.00) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reiterated an outperform rating and issued a GBX 2,045 ($26.41) price target on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Friday, May 19th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 1,954.50 ($25.24).

Prudential plc (PRU) opened at 1741.00 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,812.00 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,752.98. Prudential plc has a one year low of GBX 1,290.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,889.50. The stock’s market cap is GBX 44.82 billion.

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

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

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.

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