Deutsche Bank AG Set "Purchase" Rating for Prudential plc (PRU)

Marco Green
April 22, 2018

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Analysts await Prudential Financial, Inc. Royal Bank of Canada upgraded Prudential Financial from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a report on Monday, February 12th. The stock has "Hold" rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, May 5. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Market Perform" rating and $192 target in Thursday, October 26 report. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $128.00 target price on shares of Prudential Financial in a report on Friday, February 23rd. (NYSE:PRU) rating on Friday, November 10. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has "Buy" rating and $12500 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 21 by Goldman Sachs. On Tuesday, November 7 the company was maintained by Credit Suisse. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $125 target. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to "Buy" on Friday, November 18. The firm now has an equal weight rating on the financial services provider's stock.

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Among 25 analysts covering Amgen Inc. (NYSE:PRU) to report $2.93 EPS on May, 2 after the close.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 5.02 % from last quarter's $2.79 EPS. If the current earnings per share of $2.93 is accurate, PRU's profit could reach $1.24 billion. About 5.90M shares traded or 68.20% up from the average. Total Energy Services Inc. Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) has risen 2.53% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending.

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Among 11 analysts covering Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. On Saturday, August 29 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Overweight".

Prudential plc had 1 sale and 0 insider purchases since February 20, 2018. 100,000 shares were sold by Redwood Capital Management Llc as the company's stock declined 11.71% with the market. Sigma Planning Corp who had been investing in Amgen Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $114.65B market cap company.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial services and products in the United States and internationally. It has a 5.99 P/E ratio. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $107.03. Its down 1.3% from 130,800 shares previously. Weaver C Barksdale & Associate stated it has 1.81% of its capital in Prudential plc (LON:PRU). PRU underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q4.

LON PRU traded up GBX 21 ($0.30) on Friday, hitting GBX 1,875 ($26.85). It improved, as 8 investors sold Morningstar, Inc. shares while 44 reduced holdings. 89 funds amassed positions and 265 increased positions. The financial services provider reported $2.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.64 by $0.05.

Virtus Investment Advisers Inc holds 57,107 shs or 0.32% of its capital. Garde Inc holds 2,121 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio.

Nelson Roberts Inv Advsr Ltd Liability Com owns 220 shs for 0.01% of their capital. The Company offers a range of retail financial products and services and asset management services throughout these territories. Bp Public Limited Liability Co holds 50,000 shs or 0.2% of its capital. FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 1,073 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $124,000 after purchasing an additional 750 shares in the last quarter. Van Eck Assoc Corp accumulated 0.49% or 576,541 shares. Huntington Comml Bank has 0.24% invested in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) for 33,131 shares. Toth Fin Advisory holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Prudential Financial, Inc. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has declined 1.86% since April 22, 2017 and is downtrending. (NYSE:PRU). 585,606 were accumulated by Federated Invsts Incorporated Pa. Stifel invested in 71,215 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Moreover, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher Com has 1.32% invested in Prudential Financial, Inc.

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