Is Prudential plc (PUK)’s Fuel For Real? The Stock Just Increased Again

March 14, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

The stock of Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 5.63% or $2.88 during the last trading session, reaching $53.99. About 505,249 shares traded or 161.78% up from the average. Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) has risen 20.48% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.78% the S&P500.
The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $69.76 billion company. It was reported on Mar, 14 by We have $57.23 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:PUK worth $4.19 billion more.

Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Prudential Plc (NYSE:PUK), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Prudential Plc had 8 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 15 by Macquarie Research. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 13 by Societe Generale. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, March 17 by JP Morgan. Societe Generale downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, May 31 report. On Wednesday, January 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Societe Generale to “Hold”. On Monday, January 18 the stock rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with “Outperform”. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of PUK in report on Friday, April 21 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 16 by Berenberg.

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Prudential plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of retail financial services and products, and asset management services to individuals and businesses primarily in Asia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $69.76 billion. It offers health, disability, critical illness, and accident coverage products; and life insurance products, as well as pension products and annuities. It has a 18.31 P/E ratio. The firm also provides long-term savings and retirement products; fixed index and variable annuities; and institutional products, including guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, and medium-term note funding agreements.

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