Prudential (LON:PRU) insider Mark FitzPatrick bought 10 shares of Prudential stock in a transaction dated Monday, April 9th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,779 ($25.47) per share, for a total transaction of £177.90 ($254.73).
Mark FitzPatrick also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Thursday, February 8th, Mark FitzPatrick bought 10 shares of Prudential stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,810 ($25.92) per share, for a total transaction of £181 ($259.16).
Prudential stock opened at GBX 1,855.50 ($26.57) on Thursday. Prudential has a 1 year low of GBX 1,612.14 ($23.08) and a 1 year high of GBX 1,992.50 ($28.53).
Prudential (LON:PRU) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March 14th. The financial services provider reported GBX 145.20 ($2.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of GBX 139 ($1.99) by GBX 6.20 ($0.09). The company had revenue of GBX 4,400.50 billion during the quarter. Prudential had a net margin of 3.50% and a return on equity of 19.94%.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 29th will be given a GBX 32.50 ($0.47) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.7%. This is a boost from Prudential’s previous dividend of $14.50. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 29th.
PRU has been the topic of a number of research reports. Goldman Sachs set a GBX 2,290 ($32.79) target price on shares of Prudential and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. BNP Paribas restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Prudential in a report on Wednesday, March 28th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,050 ($29.35) price target on shares of Prudential in a report on Tuesday, February 6th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 2,235 ($32.00) price target on shares of Prudential in a report on Monday, February 26th. Finally, Citigroup set a GBX 2,186 ($31.30) price target on shares of Prudential and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, January 12th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the company. Prudential presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 2,119.11 ($30.34).
Prudential plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of retail financial products and services, and asset management services in Asia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Africa. The company offers health and protection, as well as other life insurance products, including participating business and mutual funds; and personal lines property and casualty insurance, group insurance, and institutional fund management services.
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