Prudential plc Earns “Underperform” Rating from BNP Paribas (PRU)
Prudential plc (LON:PRU)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating reiterated by stock analysts at BNP Paribas in a report issued on Friday. They currently have a GBX 1,173 ($19.61) target price on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price target points to a potential downside of 18.65% from the company’s current price.
PRU has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Prudential plc in a research note on Friday, August 15th. They now have a GBX 1,577 ($26.36) 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 Thursday, August 14th. They now have a GBX 1,663.69 ($27.81) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Prudential plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 13th. They now have a GBX 1,600 ($26.75) price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and twenty have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,507.09 ($25.19).
Prudential plc (LON:PRU) opened at 1439.00 on Friday. Prudential plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1078.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1440.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1378. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1354.. The company’s market cap is £36.791 billion.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 20th will be paid a dividend of GBX 11.19 ($0.19) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 20th.
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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