News articles about Prudential Public (NYSE:PUK) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Prudential Public earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.8160838220087 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Prudential Public from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 6th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Prudential Public from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 9th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $57.00.
Shares of Prudential Public (NYSE PUK) traded up $0.34 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $53.52. 182,016 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 240,302. Prudential Public has a 12 month low of $38.17 and a 12 month high of $53.55. The stock has a market cap of $69,460.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.58, a P/E/G ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 1.64.
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Prudential Public Company Profile
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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