Prudential plc (PRU) Given Buy Rating at Shore Capital
Prudential plc (LON:PRU)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Shore Capital in a report released on Thursday.
Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on PRU. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,949 ($25.63) price objective on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($26.31) price objective on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) increased their price objective on Prudential plc from GBX 2,000 ($26.31) to GBX 2,040 ($26.83) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Societe Generale increased their price objective on Prudential plc from GBX 1,725 ($22.69) to GBX 1,790 ($23.54) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on Prudential plc from GBX 2,092 ($27.52) to GBX 2,166 ($28.49) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,978.58 ($26.02).
Shares of Prudential plc (LON:PRU) opened at GBX 1,850.50 ($24.34) on Thursday. Prudential plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,488 ($19.57) and a 12 month high of GBX 1,893.50 ($24.90).
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In other news, insider Anthony Nightingale purchased 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 29th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,788 ($23.52) per share, for a total transaction of £357,600 ($470,340.66). In the last quarter, insiders have acquired 20,031 shares of company stock worth $35,815,785.
About Prudential plc
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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