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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) which is in the industry Life Insurance, gaining 2.36% today. In the last week its performance is 13.54%, and -12.98% for the past quarter. Currently, Prudential plc, PUK has a target price of 45.9, so today’s gain of 2.36% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.39%.

Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK), has a market cap of 43117.03, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 1.20%, and institutional ownership is 1.40%.

At the current price of 34.72, it has a dividend yield of 4.12%, and its target price is 45.9. This is with a profit margin of 6.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.64. Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) has a P/E of 13.33, as well as a forward P/E of 9.6.

With a current EPS of 2.61, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.89%,Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 12.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.00%.

Performance for the year is -29.05%. Since its IPO date on 6/29/2000, the total performance to date is -20.78%.

Volume today for Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK), is 993800, while its average volume is 704.1. Whilst the total gain today was 2.36%, it did have a day high of -16.62%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.55%, and 2.46% for the month. The 52-week low for Prudential plc, PUK has been 19.15%, while the 52-week-high has reached -29.77%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.70%, and its return on assets is 0.70%. Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) has an operating margin of 7.90%. With a sales growth of -46.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Prudential plc, PUK is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.64, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Prudential plc? Well its PEG is 1.48, and the P/S is 0.81, along with a P/B of 2.65. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.29.

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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