Prudential plc (LON:PRU) insider Fields Wicker-Miurin purchased 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 14th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 1,398 ($18.27) per share, for a total transaction of £13,980 ($18,267.35).
LON PRU traded down GBX 2.50 ($0.03) during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 1,447 ($18.91). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,862,570 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,740,000. Prudential plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,612.14 ($21.07) and a 12 month high of GBX 1,992.50 ($26.04).
Several analysts have recently commented on PRU shares. Morgan Stanley decreased their price target on shares of Prudential from GBX 2,481 ($32.42) to GBX 2,469 ($32.26) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, September 17th. Shore Capital reiterated an “under review” rating on shares of Prudential in a report on Monday, September 17th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 1,899 ($24.81) price objective on shares of Prudential and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, October 11th. Finally, UBS Group dropped their price objective on shares of Prudential from GBX 2,250 ($29.40) to GBX 2,100 ($27.44) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 16th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. Prudential presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 2,120.07 ($27.70).
Prudential plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of retail financial products and services, and asset management services in Asia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Africa. The company offers health and protection, as well as other life insurance products, including participating business and mutual funds; and personal lines property and casualty insurance, group insurance, and institutional fund management services.
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