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Morning Hot Stocks: Prudential plc (NYSE: PUK)

With a market cap of 60.14 B, Prudential plc has a large market cap size. Prudential plc (NYSE: PUK) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/29/2000. Prudential plc is in the Life Insurance industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Prudential plc, is 308.11, and so far today it has a volume of 13782. Performance year to date since the 6/29/2000 is 17.19%.

To help you determine whether Prudential plc is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 24.05 and forward P/E is 11.96. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Prudential plc has a value for PEG of 2.67. P/S ratio is 0.65 and the P/B ratio is 3.15. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 4.72 and 79.35 respectively.

At the current price Prudential plc is trading at, 46.1 (-1.14% today), Prudential plc has a dividend yield of 1.44%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 58.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.94, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 9.86% after growing -25.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 14.70%, and 23.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1289.81, and the number of shares float is 1282.95. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.20%, and institutional ownership is at 1.60%. The float short is 0.02%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.01. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.50%, and also a return on investment of 8.40%.

The ability for Prudential plc, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 0.71 and total debt/equity is 0.71. In terms of margins, Prudential plc has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 3.40%, and Prudential plc has a profit margin of 2.70%.

The 52 week high is -1.60%, with 41.76% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.18% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.94%.

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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