Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU)

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Finally, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. boosted its position in Prudential Financial by 558.9% in the first quarter. Ltd.'s holdings in Prudential Financial were worth $6,856,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in PRU. Insiders acquired a total of 1,030 shares of company stock worth $1,856,180 over the last quarter. First Personal Financial Services raised its stake in shares of Prudential Financial by 3.4% in the first quarter. The fund owned 18,315 shares of the financial services provider's stock after selling 500 shares during the period. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America boosted its position in shares of Prudential Financial by 0.3% in the first quarter. The Sr VP now owns $1,753,400 of the stock according to the SEC filing. Fin Counselors Inc holds 0.39% in Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) or 70,442 shares. Trust Co now owns 2,024 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $216,000 after buying an additional 20 shares during the period. Legacy Private Trust Co. now owns 12,675 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $1,371,000 after buying an additional 90 shares during the period.

12/15/2014 - Prudential Financial, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital.

Prudential plc (LON:PRU) opened at 1768.50 on Friday. The company has market cap of $45.65 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,804.34 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,718.78. The stock touched 52-week High of $115.26 on 08/02/17 and 52-week Low of $74.85 on 08/12/16.

Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $9.13 and is expected to be $10.22 for the current year with 427,000,000 shares now outstanding. Prudential Financial had a return on equity of 8.98% and a net margin of 7.15%. Equities analysts expect that Prudential Financial, Inc. will post $10.22 EPS for the current fiscal year. Additionally Prudential Financial, Inc. declared a dividend for shareholders paid on Thursday June 15th, 2017. Hl Fincl Ltd Liability invested in 0.01% or 3,371 shares. Investors with a record date on early Tue, Aug 22nd will get a dividend of $0.75 for a share. Shares for $3.81M were sold by Koster Barbara on Thursday, March 2.

Valuation Ratios of Prudential Financial, Inc. $24.08 million worth of Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) was sold by Lowrey Charles F. "(NYSE:PRU) Shares Bought by Foundry Partners LLC" was originally posted by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. If you are viewing this story on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US and worldwide copyright law. The original version of this story can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/08/11/harvey-capital-management-inc-maintains-stake-in-prudential-financial-inc-pru-updated-updated.html. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of PRU in report on Thursday, November 12 with "Outperform" rating.

09/23/2016 - Prudential Financial, Inc. was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Goldman Sachs. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Prudential Financial from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. BidaskClub raised shares of Prudential Financial from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. The firm has "Hold" rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, August 2. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $121.00 price target on shares of Prudential Financial in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Prudential Financial now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $111.21.

In related news, insider Stephen Pelletier sold 4,133 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 7th. The stock declined 0.32% or $0.34 reaching $105.72 per share. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 456,121 shares in the company, valued at approximately $50,173,310. The stock was sold at an average price of $110.00, for a total transaction of $22,174,350.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 10,924 shares in the company, valued at $1,225,454.32.

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