Prudential plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals



Price
£1495.5
Change
-19.000 (-1.255%)
52 week
15.47 - 1598.5

Last traded: Today at 3:36 PM

Prudential plc, through its subsidiaries, provides life and health insurance, and retirement and asset management solutions to individuals in Asia, the United States, and Africa. It offers health and protection, as well as savings products, such as participating, linked, and other traditional products; mutual funds; life insurance; property and casualty insurance; and group insurance. The company also provides insurance against common critical illnesses, including cancer, stroke, and heart attack; tropical disease protection, such as dengue, malaria, and measles; and food poisoning, minor burns, broken bones, and accident income support, as well as investment fund products. Prudential plc provides its products and services through agency sales force, banks, and brokers. The company was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Key Metrics

PE ratio

25.83

PB ratio

186.12

Dividend yield

0.01%

Beta

1.43

Market cap

£39.12B

Enterprise value

£54.8B

Company profile

Industry / SectorInsurance—Life / Financial Services
Full time employees16226
Websitehttp://www.prudentialplc.com
Mailing address1 Angel Court London EC2R 7AG United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 20 7220 7588 /

Dividends

Dividend yield

0.01%

Dividend amount

£0.16

Payout ratio

38.42%

5Y Avg. yield

2.75%

Prudential plc paid £0.16 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 25 Mar 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 38.42%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.PRU dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

PRU's forward dividend amount is £0.12 and the forward dividend yield is 0.78%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of May 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Prudential plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Michael Andrew WellsGroup Chief Exec. & Exec. Director593.48M
Mr. Mark Thomas FitzPatrick C.A., CAGroup CFO, COO & Exec. Director522.58M
Mr. Stuart James Turner B.A., F.C.A., F.R.M.Group Chief Risk & Compliance Officer and Exec. Director513.08M
Rebecca WyattDirector of Group Financial Accounting & Reporting
Mr. Patrick BowesHead of Investor Relations
Mr. Alan Fraser PorterGroup Gen. Counsel56
Mr. Jonathan OliverGroup Communications Director
Ms. Jolene ChenGroup HR Director60
Mr. Allen ThaiChief Representative of Myanmar Office
Ciaran MulliganHead of Mang. Oversight for Portfolio Management Group

Profitability and management effectiveness

Profit margin

3.78%

Operating margin

4.09%

Return on assets

0.29%

Return on equity

10.46%

Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Prudential plc is 39.12B and its enterprise value is 54.8B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of PRU is 0.98.

The PRU's stocks Beta value is 1.43 making it 43% more volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Prudential plc (LSE:PRU) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Prudential plc's Stock Symbol?

Prudential plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "PRU".

2. What is Prudential plc's stock price today?

One share of PRU stock can currently be purchased for approximately £1495.5.

3. How can I contact Prudential plc?

Prudential plc's mailing address is 1 Angel Court London EC2R 7AG United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 7220 7588.

4. What is Prudential plc's official website?

The official website of Prudential plc is http://www.prudentialplc.com.