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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 2.63% today. In the last week its performance is 8.66%, and -0.77% for the past quarter. Currently, Prudential Financial, Inc., PRU has a target price of 83.73, so today’s gain of 2.63% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 2.46%.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), has a market cap of 33406.4, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 67.00%.

At the current price of 75.02, it has a dividend yield of 3.73%, and its target price is 83.73. 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 6.86, as well as a forward P/E of 7.25.

With a current EPS of 10.94, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.63%,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 6.21%.

Performance for the year is -12.43%. Since its IPO date on 12/13/2001, the total performance to date is -6.02%.

Volume today for Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), is 2698000, while its average volume is 2432.91. Whilst the total gain today was 2.63%, it did have a day high of -6.80%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.58%, and 2.24% for the month. The 52-week low for Prudential Financial, Inc., PRU has been 33.78%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.13%.

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 1.11, and the P/S is 0.59, along with a P/B of 0.68. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 1.49.

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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