Prudential Financial Inc. [PRU] Analysis: Why PRU Stock Is Skyrocketing Today

Prudential Financial Inc. [PRU] stock is up 0.10 while the S&P 500 has risen 0.09% on Monday, 12/07/20. While at the time of this article, PRU ATR is sitting at 2.67, with the beta value at 1.71. This stock’s volatility for the past week remained at 2.10%, while it was 3.05% for the past 30-day period. PRU has risen $0.08 from the previous closing price of $79.98 on volume of 0.5 million shares.

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Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Prudential Financial Inc. [NYSE:PRU] stock was on December 04, 2020, when it was Initiated with a Buy rating from Goldman, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock to $88. Before that, on December 08, 2020, Citigroup Recapitulated a Neutral rating and elevated its amount target to $80. On November 17, 2020, Barclays Initiated an Equal weight rating and boosted its price target on this stock to $76. On June 01, 2020, BofA/Merrill Resumed an Underperform rating. On March 20, 2020, RBC Capital Mkts Downgrade a Sector perform rating and decreased its price target to $68. On November 25, 2019, Citigroup Downgrade a Sell rating and boosted its amount target on this stock to $86. On November 06, 2019, Keefe Bruyette Downgrade a Mkt perform rating. On November 05, 2019 Wells Fargo Downgrade a Market perform rating and elevated its amount target to $92.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $38.62 and a peak of $97.24. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $77.50. At the most recent market close, shares of Prudential Financial Inc. [NYSE:PRU] were valued at $80.06. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of 4.4%.


Prudential Financial Inc. [NYSE:PRU] most recently reported quarterly sales of 15.43 billion, which represented growth of 1.20%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $1,258,120 per employee, while its income is $80,371 per employee. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 0.48, 7.41, 5.81 and 5.52 respectively.

The Principal structure of this organization shows its whole liability to whole principal at 33.32 and the whole liability to whole assets at 3.52. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 21.05 and enduring liability to assets at 0.02 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 79.30 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 78.61. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 80.64 and at 81.29 for 2nd resistance point.

Prudential Financial Inc. [PRU] reported its earnings at $3.21 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 9/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $2.72/share signifying the difference of 0.49 and 18.00% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 6/29/2020, the stated earnings were $1.85 calling estimates for $1.71/share with the difference of 0.14 depicting the surprise of 8.20%.

Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 0.59 and it’s amount to book ratio is 0.59.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by SCHMIDT TIMOTHY L, Senior Vice President, and it was the sale of 5000.0 shares on Nov 11. Sleyster Scott, the Executive Vice President, completed a sale of 13334.0 shares on Nov 10. On Nov 10, TANJI KENNETH, EVP and CFO, completed a sale of 9600.0 shares.