News stories about Prudential Public (NYSE:PUK) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Prudential Public earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.8160838220087 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Prudential Public from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 6th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Prudential Public from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 9th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $57.00.

Prudential Public (NYSE PUK) traded up $0.34 during trading on Thursday, reaching $53.52. 182,016 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 240,302. Prudential Public has a fifty-two week low of $38.17 and a fifty-two week high of $53.55. The stock has a market cap of $69,460.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.58, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 1.64.

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Prudential Public 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.

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