Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Prudential Public (PUK) Share Price

News headlines about Prudential Public (NYSE:PUK) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Prudential Public earned a news impact score of 0.34 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 44.7931322538088 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Prudential Public (NYSE:PUK) traded down $0.19 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $51.43. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 159,508 shares, compared to its average volume of 215,447. Prudential Public has a 1-year low of $39.89 and a 1-year high of $55.36.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on PUK shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Prudential Public from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 15th. ValuEngine lowered Prudential Public from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $60.00.

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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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