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.

PUK was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 55.41, implying a possible profit of 16.13 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 39, which equates to a potential downside of -18.26 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 3.25 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 4.28 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PUK to grow at a rate of 82.21 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of PUK is 0.29.

In the last 52-weeks, PUK has achieved a high of 48.26 and a low of 32.52. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 46.73 percent, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $62.06 billion. PUK will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.