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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) which is in the industry Life Insurance, gaining 0.74% today. In the last week its performance is 0.64%, and -2.88% for the past quarter. Currently, Prudential Financial, Inc., PRU has a target price of 84.53, so today’s gain of 0.74% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.04%.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), has a market cap of 30706.46, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 67.10%.

At the current price of 69.65, it has a dividend yield of 4.05%, and its target price is 84.53. This is with a profit margin of 8.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.48. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has a P/E of 6.32, as well as a forward P/E of 6.67.

With a current EPS of 10.94, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.67%,Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 14.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.36%.

Performance for the year is -17.73%. Since its IPO date on 12/13/2001, the total performance to date is -13.38%.

Volume today for Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), is 798719, while its average volume is 2464.75. Whilst the total gain today was 0.74%, it did have a day high of -13.47%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.63%, and 2.20% for the month. The 52-week low for Prudential Financial, Inc., PRU has been 24.21%, while the 52-week-high has reached -22.14%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.00%, and its return on assets is 0.70%. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has an operating margin of 12.00%. With a sales growth of -7.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Prudential Financial, Inc., PRU is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.4, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Prudential Financial, Inc.? Well its PEG is 0.99, and the P/S is 0.55, along with a P/B of 0.63. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 1.37.

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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