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

April 17, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.18, from 1 in 2017Q3. It is positive, 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.
Calamos Wealth Mngmt Lc holds 0.08% or 5,649 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt owns 16,158 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Carroll Associate has invested 0.02% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Whittier Tru Of Nevada stated it has 18,504 shares. Strs Ohio invested in 0.16% or 321,942 shares. Green Square reported 2,065 shares. Wright has 0.21% invested in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) for 5,483 shares. 8,768 were reported by Qs Ltd Co. Cadence Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Company invested in 70,832 shares or 0.52% of the stock. One Association stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). The Washington-based Evergreen Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.03% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Cibc Asset Mngmt holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) for 39,522 shares. Fny Managed Accounts Lc accumulated 0.01% or 101 shares. Beacon Fincl Group has invested 0.13% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Mengis holds 2.03% or 29,098 shares in its portfolio.

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider 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 stock of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, April 5. On Friday, February 9 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. The company was upgraded on Thursday, January 11 by Atlantic Securities. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Thursday, February 8 report. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, February 9 by Wells Fargo. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) on Wednesday, April 11 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, January 10 the stock rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Buy”. On Monday, February 12 the stock rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, March 2. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

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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