News articles about Prudential Public Limited (NYSE:PUK) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 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 Limited earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6252259852026 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

PUK has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Prudential Public Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. BidaskClub upgraded Prudential Public Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, June 29th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “buy” rating on shares of Prudential Public Limited in a research note on Thursday, April 20th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $47.20.

Shares of Prudential Public Limited (PUK) traded down 1.41% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $48.15. The stock had a trading volume of 193,757 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $46.76 and a 200 day moving average price of $43.53. The stock has a market cap of $61.88 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.32 and a beta of 1.59. Prudential Public Limited has a 52 week low of $32.52 and a 52 week high of $49.67.

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Prudential Public Limited Company Profile

Prudential Public Limited Company (Prudential) is a United Kingdom-based 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.

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