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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 1.46% today. In the last week its performance is 2.72%, and -6.25% for the past quarter. Currently, Prudential plc, PUK has a target price of 43.45, so today’s gain of 1.46% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.06%.

Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK), has a market cap of 44844.19, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 1.20%, and institutional ownership is 1.40%.

At the current price of 36.05, it has a dividend yield of 4.02%, and its target price is 43.45. 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 13.38, as well as a forward P/E of 9.81.

With a current EPS of 2.66, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.38%,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 -22.65%. Since its IPO date on 6/29/2000, the total performance to date is -18.93%.

Volume today for Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK), is 603505, while its average volume is 780.13. Whilst the total gain today was 1.46%, it did have a day high of -13.42%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.32%, and 1.47% for the month. The 52-week low for Prudential plc, PUK has been 23.71%, while the 52-week-high has reached -24.44%.

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 1.49, and the P/S is 0.82, along with a P/B of 2.66. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.38.

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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