Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) Analysts See $2.95 EPS

April 17, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.18, from 1 in 2017Q3. It is positive, 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.
1,073 were accumulated by Ftb Incorporated. Kempen Management Nv owns 24,430 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio. Tarbox Family Office stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Wespac Advsrs Ltd Liability Company holds 0.98% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) or 9,211 shares. Shine Invest Advisory Svcs reported 475 shares. St Johns Inv Mngmt Communication Ltd Company invested in 53 shares or 0% of the stock. Shamrock Asset Limited Liability Co holds 0% or 21 shares. Hightower Ltd Llc accumulated 31,380 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Green Square Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Bancorp Of The West reported 81,362 shares. Private Ocean Ltd reported 78 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Scotia Cap Inc holds 0.03% or 17,236 shares in its portfolio. Cranbrook Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 0.09% or 1,960 shares in its portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys reported 555,415 shares stake. Jaffetilchin Invest Ptnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 2,161 shares.

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

Analysts expect Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) to report $2.95 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 5.73 % from last quarter’s $2.79 EPS. PRU’s profit would be $1.24 billion giving it 8.88 P/E if the $2.95 EPS is correct. After having $2.69 EPS previously, Prudential Financial, Inc.’s analysts see 9.67 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $104.83. About 836,069 shares traded. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has declined 1.86% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.41% the S&P500.

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

Among 12 analysts covering Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Prudential Financial had 17 analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $128 target in Thursday, April 5 report. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, November 10 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Thursday, November 2. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of PRU in report on Thursday, November 2 with “Hold” rating. On Friday, March 2 the stock rating was upgraded by UBS to “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Atlantic Securities upgraded Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) on Thursday, January 11 to “Overweight” rating. The company was upgraded on Monday, February 12 by RBC Capital Markets. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 11 report. As per Friday, February 9, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank.

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 $44.23 billion. The firm primarily offers life insurance, annuities, retirement-related, mutual funds, and investment management services and products. It has a 5.87 P/E ratio. It operates through U.S.

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