The company is well positioned to capture a larger share of the growing retirement and savings market in the U.S. given its strong financial position, well recognized brand name and established distribution capabilities. Higher interest rates should support better annuity returns and sales growth. The company sells for just less than book value, yields 1.9% and recently announced a $1B stock repurchase authorization. Finally, sentiment on the stock could get a bump if Prudential is successful in its efforts in getting the Financial Stability Oversight Council to remove it from the "Too Big Too Fail" list of financial institutions.

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