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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) which is in the industry Life Insurance, gaining 0.82% today. In the last week its performance is 2.48%, and 3.82% for the past quarter. Currently, Prudential Financial, Inc., PRU has a target price of 82.92, so today’s gain of 0.82% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.38%.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), has a market cap of 35063.04, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.17%, and institutional ownership is 66.20%.

At the current price of 79.49, it has a dividend yield of 3.52%, and its target price is 82.92. This is with a profit margin of 8.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.39. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has a P/E of 7.91, as well as a forward P/E of 7.71.

With a current EPS of 10.05, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 16.54%,Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 14.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 5.98%.

Performance for the year is 4.39%. Since its IPO date on 12/13/2001, the total performance to date is 0.50%.

Volume today for Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), is 2143700, while its average volume is 2394.75. Whilst the total gain today was 0.82%, it did have a day high of -0.61%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.78%, and 1.42% for the month. The 52-week low for Prudential Financial, Inc., PRU has been 43.06%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.09%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.00%, and its return on assets is 0.60%. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has an operating margin of 10.50%. With a sales growth of 5.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Prudential Financial, Inc., PRU is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.34, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Prudential Financial, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.32, and the P/S is 0.62, along with a P/B of 0.64. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 1.45.

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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