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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) which is in the industry Life Insurance, gaining 2.73% today. In the last week its performance is 5.89%, and -2.51% for the past quarter. Currently, Prudential plc, PUK has a target price of 43.45, so today’s gain of 2.73% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 2.16%.

Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK), has a market cap of 46231.29, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 1.20%, and institutional ownership is 1.40%.

At the current price of 37.58, it has a dividend yield of 3.70%, and its target price is 43.45. This is with a profit margin of 3.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.7. Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) has a P/E of 19.82, as well as a forward P/E of 10.56.

With a current EPS of 1.9, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.54%,Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 12.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.00%.

Performance for the year is -7.81%. Since its IPO date on 6/29/2000, the total performance to date is -13.47%.

Volume today for Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK), is 1253400, while its average volume is 892.26. Whilst the total gain today was 2.73%, it did have a day high of -6.15%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.46%, and 1.29% for the month. The 52-week low for Prudential plc, PUK has been 30.15%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.64%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.70%, and its return on assets is 0.50%. Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) has an operating margin of 4.00%. With a sales growth of 16.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Prudential plc, PUK is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.7, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Prudential plc? Well its PEG is 2.2, and the P/S is 0.68, along with a P/B of 2.48. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.09.

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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