The firm reduced the price target to $95 from $97 for the financial products and services company, and said it reiterated its "outperform" rating due to lower retirement.
Credit Suisse set annual EPS estimates to $9.46 from $9.73 for fiscal 2014, and to $10.19 from $10.39 for fiscal 2015.
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"We expect the company to continue to buy back shares at a similar pace under the current repurchase authorization ($750mm left as of 3Q14)," said Credit Suisse analyst Thomas Gallagher.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC as a Buy with a ratings score of A-. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:
"We rate PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC (PRU) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins."