Prudential plc (PRU) Plans GBX 14.50 Dividend
Prudential plc (LON:PRU) declared a dividend on Thursday, August 10th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be given a dividend of GBX 14.50 ($0.19) per share by the financial services provider on Thursday, September 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 24th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Prudential plc (LON PRU) opened at 1811.00 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,805.91 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,726.11. The firm’s market cap is GBX 46.62 billion. Prudential plc has a 12-month low of GBX 1,290.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,889.50.
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Several research firms have commented on PRU. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,705 ($22.13) price target on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Friday, May 19th. UBS AG set a GBX 2,000 ($25.96) target price on Prudential plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 19th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 2,000 ($25.96) target price on Prudential plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 2,075 ($26.94) target price on Prudential plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC boosted their target price on Prudential plc from GBX 1,469 ($19.07) to GBX 1,771 ($22.99) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, April 24th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,907.50 ($24.76).
In other Prudential plc news, insider Lord J. Adair Turner bought 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 28th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,802 ($23.39) per share, for a total transaction of £18,020 ($23,393.48). Insiders purchased 1,030 shares of company stock valued at $1,856,180 over the last quarter.
About Prudential plc
Prudential Public Limited Company (Prudential) is a United Kingdom-based international financial services company. The Company offers a range of retail financial products and services and asset management services throughout these territories. The Company operates through Insurance operations and Asset management operations.
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