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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 4.54% today. In the last week its performance is -3.87%, and -3.07% for the past quarter. Currently, Prudential Financial, Inc., PRU has a target price of 82.31, so today’s gain of 4.54% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.81%.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), has a market cap of 32400.69, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 66.80%.

At the current price of 76.15, it has a dividend yield of 3.84%, and its target price is 82.31. 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 6.66, as well as a forward P/E of 7.06.

With a current EPS of 10.94, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.69%,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 6.28%.

Performance for the year is -16.09%. Since its IPO date on 12/13/2001, the total performance to date is -8.75%.

Volume today for Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), is 2018957, while its average volume is 2380.28. Whilst the total gain today was 4.54%, it did have a day high of -5.39%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.53%, and 1.70% for the month. The 52-week low for Prudential Financial, Inc., PRU has been 35.80%, while the 52-week-high has reached -14.87%.

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 1.06, and the P/S is 0.58, along with a P/B of 0.66. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 1.44.

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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