Todays Report: The Insider Buying: Prudential plc (PRU) Insider Acquires £186.68 in Stock

The Insider Buying: Prudential plc (PRU) Insider Acquires £186.68 in Stock

Prudential plc (LON:PRU) insider John W. Foley bought 13 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 10th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,436 ($17.77) per share, with a total value of £186.68 ($231.04).

Prudential plc (LON:PRU) opened at 1382.00 on Friday. Prudential plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,085.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,578.50. The company’s market cap is GBX 35.49 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,389.04 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,339.35.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 25th were given a GBX 12.93 ($0.16) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 25th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.91%.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on PRU shares. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Prudential plc in a research report on Friday, June 24th. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 1,677 ($20.75) target price on shares of Prudential plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 17th. HSBC decreased their target price on shares of Prudential plc from GBX 1,945 ($24.07) to GBX 1,570 ($19.43) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a GBX 1,750 ($21.66) target price on shares of Prudential plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity decreased their target price on shares of Prudential plc from GBX 1,600 ($19.80) to GBX 1,425 ($17.64) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the company. Prudential plc currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,573.62 ($19.48).

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