How Analysts Rated Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) Last Week?

May 16, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.18, from 1 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 37 investors sold Prudential Financial, Inc. shares while 264 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 265 raised stakes. 267.81 million shares or 0.71% more from 265.93 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Brown Advisory reported 21,333 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 802,197 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Schwab Charles Investment Inc accumulated 1.56M shares. Busey Tru Company, Illinois-based fund reported 2,155 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) for 759,981 shares. Peak6 L P owns 60,823 shares. Great Lakes Limited Company has invested 1.63% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). 30,650 were reported by Gateway Investment Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company. Nbt National Bank & Trust N A owns 32,343 shares. Bokf Na stated it has 0.21% of its portfolio in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Peddock Capital Limited Liability has 4,090 shares. Pnc Financial Svcs Group Inc Inc invested in 200 shares. Wunderlich Managemnt reported 2,648 shares. Smith Asset Mngmt Group Lp has invested 0% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). 5,770 are owned by Assetmark.

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $4.43 million activity.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Prudential Financial Inc had 15 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, April 5, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. As per Wednesday, April 11, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of PRU in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Sandler O’Neill. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform” on Friday, February 9. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, March 26 report. Morgan Stanley maintained Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) rating on Thursday, February 8. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $131 target. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $125 target in Friday, February 9 report. Atlantic Securities upgraded the shares of PRU in report on Thursday, January 11 to “Overweight” rating. The stock of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, May 4. Below is a list of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) latest ratings and price target changes.

04/05/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $125 New Target: $113 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral New Target: $102 Initiates Coverage On
11/04/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $125.0000 Maintain
05/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $131 New Target: $128 Maintain
26/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy New Target: $117 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
12/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy Upgrade
09/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Old Target: $132 New Target: $125 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $122 New Target: $111 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $140.0

The stock increased 0.51% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $101.05. About 1.40 million shares traded. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has declined 1.86% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.41% the S&P500.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial services and products in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $42.44 billion. The firm primarily offers life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management services and products. It has a 5.66 P/E ratio. It operates through U.S.

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