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How has Prudential plc:(NYSE:PUK) performed recently?

Prudential plc (NYSE: PUK) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 47924.15. It is in the Life Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 19.78, a forward P/E of 10.14 and EPS of 1.85. At a stock price of 36.66 (1.89%) it has a dividend yield of 3.79%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 12.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 16.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.56% and more long-term 9.00% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -40.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -2.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 16.00%.

For performance, Prudential plc the past week has seen a gain of 0.66%. For the last month performance for Prudential plc is -2.81%. While the last quarter is 20.98% and half year, 3.37%. Finally for the year, performance is -16.02%.

The 52-week high for Prudential plc, is at -21.61%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 26.96%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.67% and -0.01% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.71%, and for the month it is 1.54%. Prudential plc, has a target price of 43.45.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.7, and for total debt/equity Prudential plc has 0.7. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 4.00%, the profit margin is 3.50%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 1.20%, with instituitional ownership at 1.40%. Prudential plc has a payout ratio of 55.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1307.26. The shares float is 1283.89, with the float short at 0.05%, with short ratio coming to 0.81.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Prudential plc, get 0.50%, with its returns on investment at 12.70%. Return on equity is 14.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 43.45, 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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