Stock Price of Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) Decreases -0.24%

Stock price performance of Prudential Financial, Inc. is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 8.58% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 39.58% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 62.71% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Prudential Financial, Inc. has a positive value of 44.09 compared to overall market. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.29% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.69%.The 200 Day SMA reached 27.15%

Prudential Financial, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 54.34 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has tumbled 0.24% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the stocks have advanced and posted positive gains of 1.12% in the last four weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.36% during the past week but Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 0.22%.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 16, 2016, Barbara Koster (Senior Vice President) sold 22,368 shares at 100.00 per share price.On Nov 14, 2016, John R Jr Strangfeld (Chief Executive Officer) sold 458,768 shares at 93.00 per share price.On Nov 14, 2016, Sharon C Taylor (Senior Vice President) sold 20,952 shares at 92.00 per share price.

Prudential Financial Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 2, 2016. The company reported $2.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.16. Analyst had a consensus of $2.50.Analysts expectations of $ 11648.25.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.40 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Prudential Financial Inc was Initiated by Citigroup to Neutral on Jan 26, 2017. Prudential Financial Inc was Downgraded by Morgan Stanley to Equal-Weight on Dec 14, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by FBR & Co. on Nov 28, 2016 to Mkt Perform, Raises Price Target to $ 100 from a previous price target of $86 .

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $106.17 and hit $106.88 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $106.33, with a gain of 1.82% or 1.9 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,060,512 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $108.29 and the company has a market cap of $45,722 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $57.19 .

Prudential Financial, Inc. is one of the largest financial services institutions in the United States. They provide a wide range of insurance, investment management and other financial products and services. The Prudential name and Rock logo are among the most widely recognized in the United States. They conduct their principal businesses through four divisions: U.S. Consumer, Employee Benefits, International and Asset Management. They also conduct other activities in Corporate and Other operations.

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