Prudential Financial June 15th Short Interest Update

Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) encountered a drop of 10.4% or -625,593 shares in the short positions. The number dropped from 6,015,157 on May 31,2016 to 5,389,564 on June 15,2016. The final interest is 1.2% of the floated stock. The days to cover figure of 2 can be arrived using the average daily exchange of 2,409,846 shares. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 24th after market close.

Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU): The stock opened at $71.78 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $72.82 for the day. The stock traded down to $70.65 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $70.91 with a loss of -7.85% for the day. The stock had closed at $76.95 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 6,561,632 shares.

The company shares have dropped -18.77% from its 1 Year high price. On Aug 6, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $92.60 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $75.97 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $73.96.

Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) has tumbled 1.77% during the past week and has dropped 10.85% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 0.14%. Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) has underperformed the index by 8.15% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

Prudential Financial, Inc. is a financial services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides a arrange of financial products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. The Company has organized its principal operations into the Financial Services Businesses and the Closed Block Business. The Financial Services Businesses consists of three divisions, containing six segments, and the Companys corporate operations. The Financial Services Businesses operate through three operating divisions: U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance. The Companys investment portfolio consists of public and private fixed maturity securities, commercial mortgage and other loans, equity securities and other invested assets.

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