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Shares of Prudential plc (LON:PRU) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the twenty-two brokerages that are presently covering the company, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have given a hold recommendation and eighteen have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,491.70 ($25.33).

A number of research firms have recently commented on PRU. Analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Prudential plc in a research note on Monday, July 28th. They now have a GBX 1,638 ($27.81) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Prudential plc in a research note on Monday, July 28th. They now have a GBX 1,482.26 ($25.17) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Prudential plc in a research note on Monday, July 21st. They now have a GBX 1,523 ($25.86) price target on the stock.

Shares of Prudential plc (LON:PRU) opened at 1342.50 on Wednesday. Prudential plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1078.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1440.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1364. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1346.. The company’s market cap is £34.278 billion.

Prudential plc (LON:PRU) is an international financial services group, with operations in Asia, the United States and the United Kingdom.

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