Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE:PRU) went down by -1.40% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $97.24. The company’s stock price has collected 3.91% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 11/19/20 that FlexGuard SM achieves record-setting $1B in sales less than six months after launch
Is It Worth Investing in Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE :PRU) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for PRU is at 1.73. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 2 analysts out of 14 who provided ratings for Prudential Financial Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 10 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $73.36, which is -$6.0 below the current price. PRU currently public float of 395.21M and currently shorts hold a 1.36% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PRU was 2.31M shares.
PRU’s Market Performance
PRU stocks went up by 3.91% for the week, with a monthly jump of 24.06% and a quarterly performance of 13.51%, while its annual performance rate touched -16.09%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.41% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.71% for Prudential Financial Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 11.25% for PRU stocks with a simple moving average of 22.30% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PRU
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PRU stocks, with Barclays repeating the rating for PRU by listing it as a “Equal Weight.” The predicted price for PRU in the upcoming period, according to Barclays is $76 based on the research report published on November 17th of the current year 2020.
RBC Capital Mkts gave a rating of “Sector Perform” to PRU, setting the target price at $68 in the report published on March 20th of the current year.
PRU Trading at 16.20% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PRU to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -19.04% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.71%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.41%, as shares surge +27.66% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +13.57% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PRU rose by +3.91%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -17.95% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $71.62. In addition, Prudential Financial Inc. saw -16.01% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PRU starting from SCHMIDT TIMOTHY L, who sale 5,000 shares at the price of $73.56 back on Nov 11. After this action, SCHMIDT TIMOTHY L now owns 17,450 shares of Prudential Financial Inc., valued at $367,800 using the latest closing price.
TANJI KENNETH, the EVP and CFO of Prudential Financial Inc., sale 9,600 shares at $75.00 during a trade that took place back on Nov 10, which means that TANJI KENNETH is holding 22,218 shares at $720,000 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PRU
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +7.85 for the present operating margin
The net margin for Prudential Financial Inc. stands at +6.39. The total capital return value is set at 5.81, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.52. Equity return is now at value -2.30, with -0.20 for asset returns.
Based on Prudential Financial Inc. (PRU), the company’s capital structure generated 49.96 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 33.32. Total debt to assets is 3.52, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 31.56. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 21.05.
When we switch over and look at the enterrpise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.09, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.45. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.40.