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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Prudential plc, PUK

Prudential plc, PUK is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Life Insurance in the sector of Financial. Based in United Kingdom, Prudential plc, PUKĀ  has a market cap of 43518.91. Since its IPO date on the 6/29/2000, Prudential plc, PUK performance year to date is -22.04%. Today Prudential plc, PUK has gained -7.88%, with a current price of 31.48.

Ownership of the company is 1.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 1.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 38.40%. Return of assets are at 0.70%, with return on investment at 12.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Prudential plc, PUK is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.64. While Total debt/equity is 0.64. With a profit margin of 6.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 7.90%. Prudential plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Prudential plc, PUK has seen a EPS growth of 16.20%. A performance for the year of -27.81%. The 52-week high is -36.32%, and the 52-week low is 8.03%. The average volume for Prudential plc, PUK is 952210.

With a target price of 45.9, can Prudential plc, PUK reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Prudential plc, PUK. Prudential plc has a P/E of 12.73 and a forward P/E of 9.45. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.41. Prudential plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.79 and 2.53 respectively. For P/cash, Prudential plc has a value of 4.2, while it is 25.1 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 31.48, Prudential plc has a dividend yield of 4.18%. We see a return on equity of 21.70%.

Looking more long-term Prudential plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.89% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 16.20% for this year and for the last five years a 12.30% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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