Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU): Consensus Estimates and Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) have moved within the range of $97.88 to $122.94. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $123.72, which is -0.63% lower than its 52-week high.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 6.29%, and a 50-day SMA of 8.50%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $52.72 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Measuring Wall Street analysts’ average enthusiasm for a specific stock is critical when considering a potential investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) is Outperform.

Publicly-traded companies normally report earnings and revenue figures that are either above or below the average Wall Street projection. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) delivered a 3.89% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $13.36 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $12.86 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) delivered a 11.13% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $3.01 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $2.71 per share.

Ownership at Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

We can gain important insight by taking a look at institutional ownership, as detailed in public companies’ latest 13F filings. Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 64.77% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $33.37 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU), there were 65 new positions totaling 2,747,560 shares of the company’s stock. There were 53 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 871,733 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Analyzing the average trade volume of a publicly-traded company’s stock – in the short, medium and long terms – is helpful for gaining insight into trading activity and general investor sentiment. Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,750,515 shares, with an average of 100% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 1,734,498 shares, with an average of 100% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,711,742 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.