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How has Prudential Financial, Inc.:(NYSE:PRU) performed recently?

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 30528.81. It is in the Life Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 6.29, a forward P/E of 6.63 and EPS of 10.94. At a stock price of 68.74 (-3.18%) it has a dividend yield of 4.07%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 14.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by 327.10%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.67% and more long-term 6.36% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -34.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 8.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -7.10%.

For performance, Prudential Financial, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 2.70%. For the last month performance for Prudential Financial, Inc. is -9.70%. While the last quarter is -2.58% and half year, -12.19%. Finally for the year, performance is -18.69%.

The 52-week high for Prudential Financial, Inc., is at -23.16%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 22.58%. The 20-day simple moving average is -8.95% and -8.20% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.66%, and for the month it is 2.17%. Prudential Financial, Inc., has a target price of 84.53.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.4, and for total debt/equity Prudential Financial, Inc. has 0.48. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 12.00%, the profit margin is 8.90%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 67.10%. Prudential Financial, Inc. has a payout ratio of 23.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 444.12. The shares float is 439.98, with the float short at 1.22%, with short ratio coming to 2.18.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Prudential Financial, Inc., get 0.70%, with its returns on investment at 8.00%. Return on equity is 11.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 84.53, reached soon?

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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