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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 1.58% today. In the last week its performance is -2.91%, and -2.24% for the past quarter. Currently, Prudential plc, PUK has a target price of 43.65, so today’s gain of 1.58% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.70%.

Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK), has a market cap of 43647.42, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 1.20%, and institutional ownership is 1.40%.

At the current price of 34.07, it has a dividend yield of 1.97%, and its target price is 43.65. This is with a profit margin of 3.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.7. Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) has a P/E of 19.46, as well as a forward P/E of 9.61.

With a current EPS of 1.75, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.41%,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 -24.89%. Since its IPO date on 6/29/2000, the total performance to date is -21.55%.

Volume today for Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK), is 461700, while its average volume is 783.38. Whilst the total gain today was 1.58%, it did have a day high of -10.03%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.38%, and 1.48% for the month. The 52-week low for Prudential plc, PUK has been 17.99%, while the 52-week-high has reached -27.14%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.70%, and its return on assets is 0.50%. Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) has an operating margin of 4.00%. With a sales growth of 16.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Prudential plc, PUK is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.7, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Prudential plc? Well its PEG is 2.16, and the P/S is 0.69, along with a P/B of 2.44. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.18.

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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