Media headlines about Prudential Public (NYSE:PUK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Prudential Public earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.2186734942333 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Prudential Public (PUK) traded up $0.51 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $50.76. 142,775 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 274,052. Prudential Public has a 1-year low of $38.17 and a 1-year high of $51.02.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Prudential Public from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Prudential Public from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 19th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $54.00.

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About Prudential Public

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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