News stories about Prudential Public (NYSE:PUK) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Prudential Public earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.4698462742467 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Prudential Public from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. BidaskClub downgraded Prudential Public from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $54.00.
Shares of Prudential Public (NYSE:PUK) traded down $0.12 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $48.36. The company had a trading volume of 177,504 shares, compared to its average volume of 271,428. Prudential Public has a 12 month low of $38.17 and a 12 month high of $51.08.
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About Prudential Public
Prudential Public Limited Company is an 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. The retail financial products and services include life insurance, pensions and annuities as well as collective investment schemes.
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