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Focus Stock of the Week

PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL, INC. (PRU)
This week’s Focus Stock of the Week is PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL, INC. (PRU: $88.36), which carries S&P Capital IQ’s highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy. Prudential has grown into one of the largest U. S. financial services companies, with some $1.2 trillion of assets under management and more than $3 trillion of life insurance in force...
Industry Profile


Life & Health Insurance

Our fundamental outlook on the life & health insurance sub-industry is positive. Although we expect still relatively low interest rates to impact net investment income, we see the pressure easing, as, in our view, interest rates are now more likely to rise, which should lead to greater new money investment yields...
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