Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) EPS Estimated At $2.95

April 17, 2018 - By Max Morgan

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.18, from 1 in 2017Q3. It increased, 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.
Winch Advisory Services Ltd owns 119 shares. 1,843 were reported by Trust Of Vermont. Oppenheimer & Co Inc has invested 0.09% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Rhumbline Advisers holds 750,804 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt stated it has 0.18% of its portfolio in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Farmers Financial Bank holds 718 shares. Utd Automobile Association invested in 0.1% or 323,921 shares. Bb&T holds 57,498 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. The Virginia-based Flippin Bruce And Porter Inc has invested 1.47% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Hightower Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.03% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Covenant Multifamily Offices Ltd stated it has 2.4% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Indiana & Invest Mgmt accumulated 19,707 shares. Franklin Resources Inc holds 0.01% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) or 172,520 shares. San Francisco Sentry Invest Gru (Ca) accumulated 2,135 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Ballentine Prns Limited Company has invested 0.02% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU).

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 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. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, November 10 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 2 by UBS. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Sandler O’Neill. As per Thursday, April 5, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley maintained Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) rating on Thursday, November 2. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $124 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $119.0 target in Thursday, November 2 report. Bank of America maintained the shares of PRU in report on Monday, March 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 9 by Deutsche Bank. As per Friday, February 9, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. As per Thursday, January 11, the company rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities.

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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