Quantbot Technologies LP acquired a new stake in shares of Prudential Public Limited Company (NYSE:PUK) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 5,172 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $237,000.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Bank of America Corp DE boosted its stake in Prudential Public Limited by 5.8% during the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 3,500,335 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $148,274,000 after buying an additional 190,380 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp boosted its stake in Prudential Public Limited by 2.1% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,667,845 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $76,737,000 after buying an additional 33,732 shares during the period. Lazard Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Prudential Public Limited by 0.9% during the first quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 1,056,582 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $44,756,000 after buying an additional 9,801 shares during the period. Scout Investments Inc. boosted its stake in Prudential Public Limited by 51.6% during the second quarter. Scout Investments Inc. now owns 627,523 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $28,872,000 after buying an additional 213,627 shares during the period. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in Prudential Public Limited by 11.5% during the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 587,518 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $27,031,000 after buying an additional 60,385 shares during the period. 1.60% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Shares of Prudential Public Limited Company (NYSE PUK) opened at 47.32 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $60.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.79 and a beta of 1.59. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $47.04 and its 200 day moving average price is $45.65. Prudential Public Limited Company has a 52 week low of $32.52 and a 52 week high of $49.67.

The company also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 25th will be given a dividend of $0.3765 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.62%.

Several research firms recently issued reports on PUK. BidaskClub lowered Prudential Public Limited from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised Prudential Public Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Saturday, September 23rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Prudential Public Limited presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $54.00.

About Prudential Public Limited

Prudential Public Limited Company is an international financial services company. The Company offers a range of retail financial products and services and asset management services throughout these territories. The Company operates through Insurance operations and Asset management operations. The retail financial products and services include life insurance, pensions and annuities as well as collective investment schemes.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Prudential Public Limited (NYSE:PUK)

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