Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK maintained its stake in Prudential Public Limited Company (NYSE:PUK) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 8,500 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK’s holdings in Prudential Public Limited were worth $391,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of PUK. Scout Investments Inc. increased its stake in shares of Prudential Public Limited by 51.6% in the second quarter. Scout Investments Inc. now owns 627,523 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $28,872,000 after buying an additional 213,627 shares during the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE increased its stake in shares of Prudential Public Limited by 5.8% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 3,500,335 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $148,274,000 after buying an additional 190,380 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in shares of Prudential Public Limited by 11.5% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 587,518 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $27,031,000 after buying an additional 60,385 shares during the last quarter. Sensato Investors LLC increased its stake in shares of Prudential Public Limited by 27.9% in the first quarter. Sensato Investors LLC now owns 265,675 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $11,254,000 after buying an additional 57,904 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Aperio Group LLC increased its stake in shares of Prudential Public Limited by 14.8% in the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 374,914 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $17,250,000 after buying an additional 48,288 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 1.60% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Prudential Public Limited from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Prudential Public Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 31st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $52.00.

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Prudential Public Limited Company (NYSE:PUK) opened at 48.28 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $47.18 and a 200-day moving average of $45.18. Prudential Public Limited Company has a 12-month low of $32.52 and a 12-month high of $49.67. The firm has a market cap of $62.14 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.49 and a beta of 1.59.

The firm also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 25th will be issued a dividend of $0.3765 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.62%.

Prudential Public Limited 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Prudential Public Limited (NYSE:PUK)

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