Analyst Ratings for Prudential PLC ADR (PUK)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Prudential PLC ADR (NYSE:PUK) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for PUK last month.

19 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 12 gave PUK a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 3 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for PUK. The highest price target was 55.41, which equates to a potential upside of 16.13 percent. The lowest price target was 39, which equates to a potential downside of -18.26 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 3.25 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 4.28 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

PUK has an estimated earnings growth rate of 82.21 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. PUK has a PEG ratio of 0.29.

In the last 52-weeks, PUK has achieved a high of 48.26 and a low of 32.52. Currently the stock is 46.73 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 1.13 percent. PUK has a P/E ratio of 24.07. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PUK value stock report compares PUK to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PUK is $62.06 billion. PUK is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.