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PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
8
StockScouter

PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL Inc, a large-cap value company in the finance sector, is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with less than average risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for PRU. Positive

Shares are under heavy accumulation by financial institutions. Positive for large companies like PRU

Con

The price-to-earnings multiple is a negative number. No effect

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: C

The most recent quarterly earnings report was slightly lower than analysts’ consensus forecast. Neutral/Negative

Earnings growth in the past year has decelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Negative

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for PRU. Positive

OWNERSHIP
Grade: C

An executive, director or major shareholder sold a small number of shares recently. Neutral

Shares are under heavy accumulation by financial institutions. Positive for large companies like PRU

VALUATION
Grade: C

The price-to-earnings multiple is a negative number. No effect

The price-to-sales multiple is slightly lower than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like PRU

The ratio of PRU's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is unavailable or inconsistent.

TECHNICAL
Grade: B

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Previous day's closing price for PRU was close to its 50-day moving average. Neutral

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