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How has Prudential plc:(NYSE:PUK) performed recently?

Prudential plc (NYSE: PUK) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 40080.19. It is in the Life Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 11.72, a forward P/E of 8.71 and EPS of 2.69. At a stock price of 31.47 (-7.90%) it has a dividend yield of 4.54%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 12.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 16.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 10.89% and more long-term 9.00% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 16.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -2.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -46.60%.

For performance, Prudential plc the past week has seen a gain of 7.30%. For the last month performance for Prudential plc is -19.00%. While the last quarter is -11.75% and half year, -25.25%. Finally for the year, performance is -32.02%.

The 52-week high for Prudential plc, is at -36.34%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 8.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -16.51% and -20.78% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.54%, and for the month it is 2.30%. Prudential plc, has a target price of 45.9.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.64, and for total debt/equity Prudential plc has 0.64. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 7.90%, the profit margin is 6.20%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 1.20%, with instituitional ownership at 1.40%. Prudential plc has a payout ratio of 38.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1273.6. The shares float is 1273.6, with the float short at 0.02%, with short ratio coming to 0.34.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Prudential plc, get 0.70%, with its returns on investment at 12.70%. Return on equity is 21.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 45.9, reached soon?

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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