Prudential PLC

Prudential is a parent holding company. Co., together with its subsidiaries, is an international financial services group with its principal operations in Asia, the U.S. and the U.K. In Asia, Co. has operations in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and other markets. In the U.S., Co.'s principal subsidiary is Jackson National Life Insurance Company. In the U.K., Co. operates through its subsidiaries, primarily The Prudential Assurance Company Limited and M&G Investment Management Limited. Co. provides a range of retail financial products and services and asset management services throughout these territories.
  • TickerPRU
  • ISINGB0007099541
  • ExchangeLondon Stock Exchange
  • SectorLife Insurance
  • CountryUnited Kingdom

Analysts

Henry Heathfield

Morningstar | Prudential is the Leading Provider of Variable Annuities in the U.S.

Prudential is a strong operator in two of its three core markets. Asia is its long-term growth focus and the United States is the largest producer of operating profit, providing the highest operating return on equity. The business has asset-management units in each of these geographies and has recently exited United Kingdom. bulk annuities and ceased writing new U.K. individual annuities business.Its U.S. business, Jackson National Life, focuses almost exclusively on variable annuities. This business has been built by strong management and through execution discipline that have enabled it to t...

Henry Heathfield

Prudential is the Leading Provider of Variable Annuities in the U.S.

Prudential plc reported operating profit of GBP 4.8 billion for full-year 2018. This is slightly ahead of our expectations. Preparation for the demerger looks to be progressing quite well with the M&G Prudential part of the business reporting a 20% rise in operating profit. The full-year dividend has been declared at GBP 49.35, and this gives the business a 3.2% dividend yield. On the back of GBP 156.6 IFRS earnings per share, this is a 30% payout ratio. We are holding our fair value estimat...

1 director bought

A director at Prudential bought 1,500 shares at 1,655p and the significance rating of the trade was 69/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names of board membe...

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  • Ross LaDuke

Int'l Insights: Developed Markets Leadership Chart Book

Europe in focus The U.S. dollar continues to grind marginally higher, and EM equities have suffered as a result. Meanwhile, RS for the MSCI EAFE index is bottoming when compared to the MSCI EM index, largely due to outperformance in Europe. With developed int'l markets beginning to outperform emerging markets, we recommend adding exposure to the developed int'l space. Below we highlight attractive and actionable themes within developed int'l: • Europe & Japan: Though this is an all-encompassing bottoms-up chart book for developed ex-U.S., make no mistake, the vast majority of today's buy rec...

MarketLine Department

Aviva Plc - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

Summary Aviva Plc - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360˚ view of the company. Key Highlights Aviva Plc (Aviva) is a provider of life insurance, general and health insurance, and fund management services. Its offering includes life and savings plans, pension plans, long-term health and accident insurance, and annuity plans. It also provides insurance products for property and liability, me...

Henry Heathfield

Morningstar | Prudential is the Leading Provider of Variable Annuities in the U.S.

Prudential is a strong operator in two of its three core markets. Asia is its long-term growth focus and the United States is the largest producer of operating profit, providing the highest operating return on equity. The business has asset-management units in each of these geographies and has recently exited United Kingdom. bulk annuities and ceased writing new U.K. individual annuities business.Its U.S. business, Jackson National Life, focuses almost exclusively on variable annuities. This business has been built by strong management and through execution discipline that have enabled it to t...

Henry Heathfield

Prudential is the Leading Provider of Variable Annuities in the U.S.

Prudential plc reported operating profit of GBP 4.8 billion for full-year 2018. This is slightly ahead of our expectations. Preparation for the demerger looks to be progressing quite well with the M&G Prudential part of the business reporting a 20% rise in operating profit. The full-year dividend has been declared at GBP 49.35, and this gives the business a 3.2% dividend yield. On the back of GBP 156.6 IFRS earnings per share, this is a 30% payout ratio. We are holding our fair value estimat...

1 director bought

A director at Prudential bought 1,500 shares at 1,655p and the significance rating of the trade was 69/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names of board membe...

MarketLine Department

Aviva Plc - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

Summary Aviva Plc - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360˚ view of the company. Key Highlights Aviva Plc (Aviva) is a provider of life insurance, general and health insurance, and fund management services. Its offering includes life and savings plans, pension plans, long-term health and accident insurance, and annuity plans. It also provides insurance products for property and liability, me...

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Int'l Insights: Developed Markets Leadership Chart Book

Europe in focus The U.S. dollar continues to grind marginally higher, and EM equities have suffered as a result. Meanwhile, RS for the MSCI EAFE index is bottoming when compared to the MSCI EM index, largely due to outperformance in Europe. With developed int'l markets beginning to outperform emerging markets, we recommend adding exposure to the developed int'l space. Below we highlight attractive and actionable themes within developed int'l: • Europe & Japan: Though this is an all-encompassing bottoms-up chart book for developed ex-U.S., make no mistake, the vast majority of today's buy rec...

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