Prudential Financial, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.53 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PRU stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 32.5% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of PRU was $84.28,
representing a -9.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.68 and
a 56.95% increase over the 52 week low of $53.70.
PRU is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as China Life Insurance Company Limited (
) and MetLife, Inc. (
). PRU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$1.55. Zacks Investment Research reports PRU's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -4.18%, compared to an
industry average of 4.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to PRU through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PRU as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Insurance ETF (
- PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF (
- First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund (
- PowerShares DWA Financial Momentum Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PFI with an increase of
6.05% over the last 100 days. IAK has the highest percent weighting
of PRU at 7.03%.