Prudential Financial Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (PRU)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Prudential Financial (NYSE: PRU) is tomorrow, February 22, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 40 cents per share. At a price of $55.80 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.8%.

The average volume for Prudential Financial has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Prudential Financial has a market cap of $26.87 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, and investment management services in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Prudential Financial as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its robust revenue growth -- not just in the most recent periods but in previous quarters as well. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Prudential Financial Ratings Report.

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