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Morning Recap: Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU)

With a market cap of 48.12 B, Prudential Financial, Inc. has a large market cap size. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/13/2001. Prudential Financial, Inc. is in the Life Insurance industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Prudential Financial, Inc., is 1930.39, and so far today it has a volume of 81597. Performance year to date since the 12/13/2001 is 7.56%.

To help you determine whether Prudential Financial, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 11.38 and forward P/E is 10.04. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Prudential Financial, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.21. P/S ratio is 0.83 and the P/B ratio is 1.03. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 3.62 and 17.12 respectively.

At the current price Prudential Financial, Inc. is trading at, 110.48 (-1.30% today), Prudential Financial, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.68%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 28.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 9.84, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 4.76% after growing -20.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 5.20%, and -5.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 429.9, and the number of shares float is 429.55. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 68.30%. The float short is 1.11%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.48. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.50%, and also a return on investment of 6.50%.

The ability for Prudential Financial, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 0.38 and total debt/equity is 0.46. In terms of margins, Prudential Financial, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 9.80%, and Prudential Financial, Inc. has a profit margin of 7.50%.

The 52 week high is -3.55%, with 52.91% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.15% and the 200 day simple moving average is 7.45%.

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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