Don't Take a Position in Prudential Financial Stocks Without Knowing Its Fundamentals!

Large-cap Finance company Prudential Financial has moved -0.1% so far today on a volume of 719,279, compared to its average of 2,711,559. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved 0.0%.

Prudential Financial trades -11.33% away from its average analyst target price of $91.36 per share. The 14 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $68.0 to $108.0, and on average have given Prudential Financial a rating of hold.

If you are considering an investment in PRU, you'll want to know the following:

  • Prudential Financial's current price is -32.6% below its Graham number of $120.16, which implies the stock has a margin of safety

  • Prudential Financial has moved -18.6% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 6.6%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 1.31, Prudential Financial has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 61.8 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • PRU has a forward P/E ratio of 6.2 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $13.11 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.24 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Prudential Financial is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 0.94 compared to its sector average of 1.57

  • Prudential Financial, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the United States and internationally.

  • Based in Newark, the company has 39,583 full time employees and a market cap of $29.57 Billion. Prudential Financial currently returns an annual dividend yield of 6.0%.

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