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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.41
PRU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. PRU: 0.41 )
PRU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.41

0.26
1.45
Equity to Asset 0.05
PRU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. PRU: 0.05 )
PRU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.08
Current: 0.05

0.03
0.08
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.13
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -4.06
PRU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. PRU: -4.06 )
PRU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.06   Max: 13.63
Current: -4.06

-4.06
13.63
Net-margin (%) -1.61
PRU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.94 vs. PRU: -1.61 )
PRU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.82   Max: 11.29
Current: -1.61

-3.82
11.29
ROE (%) -1.89
PRU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.91 vs. PRU: -1.89 )
PRU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.31   Max: 15.79
Current: -1.89

-8.31
15.79
ROA (%) -0.09
PRU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. PRU: -0.09 )
PRU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.25   Max: 0.86
Current: -0.09

-0.25
0.86
Revenue Growth (%) 3.70
PRU's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PRU: 3.70 )
PRU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 35.6
Current: 3.7

3.1
35.6
» PRU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

PRU Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Pioneer Investments 52,215 sh (New)
George Soros 55,219 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 80,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 35,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 67,076 sh (New)
David Tepper 1,727,081 sh (+101.98%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,879,270 sh (+20.22%)
John Buckingham 83,328 sh (+0.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
RS Investment Management 878,940 sh (-0.7%)
Jeremy Grantham 388,961 sh (-8.39%)
Steven Cohen 53,400 sh (-78.02%)
Louis Moore Bacon 10,000 sh (-98%)
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Q3 2013

PRU Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Keeley 2,733 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 105,000 sh (+200%)
Pioneer Investments 84,582 sh (+61.99%)
Ray Dalio 72,776 sh (+8.5%)
John Buckingham 83,553 sh (+0.27%)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
RS Investment Management 866,740 sh (-1.39%)
Jeremy Grantham 382,573 sh (-1.64%)
David Tepper 1,692,581 sh (-2%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,772,797 sh (-2.74%)
Steven Cohen 15,155 sh (-71.62%)
George Soros 14,219 sh (-74.25%)
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Q4 2013

PRU Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 23,500 sh (New)
David Dreman 2,543 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 25,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 305,000 sh (+190.48%)
George Soros 20,000 sh (+40.66%)
Steven Cohen 20,607 sh (+35.97%)
John Keeley 2,733 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 84,361 sh (-0.26%)
John Buckingham 83,068 sh (-0.58%)
RS Investment Management 856,140 sh (-1.22%)
Jeremy Grantham 368,147 sh (-3.77%)
David Tepper 1,405,727 sh (-16.95%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,981,393 sh (-47.48%)
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Q1 2014

PRU Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 6,304 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 39,676 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 665,274 sh (+3128.39%)
Pioneer Investments 143,043 sh (+69.56%)
Diamond Hill Capital 2,502,279 sh (+26.29%)
Ken Heebner 335,000 sh (+9.84%)
John Buckingham 84,110 sh (+1.25%)
RS Investment Management 862,468 sh (+0.74%)
John Keeley 2,733 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
David Dreman 2,431 sh (-4.4%)
Jeremy Grantham 221,920 sh (-39.72%)
David Tepper 755,727 sh (-46.24%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PRU

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy0.03%$80.45 - $92.22 $ 87.542%39676
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$80.45 - $92.22 $ 87.542%0
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.05%$75.99 - $92.43 $ 87.542%0
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$75.99 - $92.43 $ 87.542%2543
George Soros 2013-12-31 Add 40.66%$75.99 - $92.43 $ 87.542%20000
George Soros 2013-09-30 Reduce -74.25%0.03%$73.84 - $82.62 $ 87.5412%14219
John Keeley 2013-09-30 New Buy$73.84 - $82.62 $ 87.5412%2733
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy0.04%$54.91 - $73.03 $ 87.5435%67076
George Soros 2013-06-30 New Buy0.04%$54.91 - $73.03 $ 87.5435%55219
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.08%$53.33 - $60.41 $ 87.5452%0
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Add 432.77%0.06%$48.74 - $59.89 $ 87.5462%141696
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$48.74 - $59.89 $ 87.5462%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.02%$45.44 - $58.63 $ 87.5468%4526
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 Reduce -49.91%0.02%$45.44 - $58.63 $ 87.5468%26596
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Add 290.53%0.03%$44.89 - $64.19 $ 87.5466%53096
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Reduce -80.77%0.05%$51.3 - $64.65 $ 87.5457%13596
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Reduce -56.57%0.06%$43.91 - $57.3 $ 87.5474%70696
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Add 42.74%0.03%$43.93 - $65.26 $ 87.5466%162796
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 35.20
PRU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 15.70 vs. PRU: 35.20 )
PRU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.17   Max: 63.61
Current: 35.2

5.17
63.61
P/B 1.10
PRU's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. PRU: 1.10 )
PRU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.1

0.37
2.04
P/S 0.92
PRU's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. PRU: 0.92 )
PRU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.92

0.16
1.5
PFCF 4.00
PRU's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.69 vs. PRU: 4.00 )
PRU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 39.85
Current: 4

0.4
39.85
EV-to-EBIT 33.81
PRU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. PRU: 33.81 )
PRU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 45.6
Current: 33.81

4.8
45.6
Shiller P/E 25.70
PRU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 24.22 vs. PRU: 25.70 )
PRU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.67   Max: 31.13
Current: 25.7

2.67
31.13

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.27
PRU's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. PRU: 2.27 )
PRU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 3.64
Current: 2.27

1.01
3.64
Dividend Payout 0.67
PRU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PRU: 0.67 )
PRU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.11
Current: 0.67

0.18
1.11
Dividend growth (3y) 14.60
PRU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
84% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PRU: 14.60 )
PRU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 35.7
Current: 14.6

0
35.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.72
PRU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
88% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. PRU: 6.72 )
PRU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.95   Max: 10.63
Current: 6.72

2.95
10.63
Share Buyback Rate 0.90
PRU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. PRU: 0.90 )
PRU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.2   Max: -4.4
Current: 0.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 1.10
PRU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. PRU: 1.10 )
PRU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.95
Current: 1.1

0.59
1.95
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.30
PRU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. PRU: 0.30 )
PRU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.3

0.12
0.79
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
PRU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PRU: 1.10 )
PRU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.62
Current: 1.1

0.32
1.62
Price/Graham Number 1.20
PRU's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PRU: 1.20 )
PRU' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.5
Current: 1.2

0.41
1.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.00
PRU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. PRU: 3.00 )
PRU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 20.7
Current: 3

2.2
20.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 22.65
PRU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 21.37 vs. PRU: 22.65 )
PRU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 19.4   Max: 59.1
Current: 22.65

19.4
59.1

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life
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Traded in other countries:PLL.Germany
Prudential Financial, Inc., offers financial products & services including life insurance, annuities, retirement services, mutual funds and investment management. Its business is separated into Financial Services Businesses & Closed Block Business.
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