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  • Revenues ($M)
    $57,119
  • Revenue Percent Change
    5.5%
  • Profits ($M)
    $5,642
  • Profits Percent Change
    308.5%
  • Assets ($M)
    $757,388
  • Employees
    49,384
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $32,086
  • Previous Rank
    55
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    B

Like other insurers, Prudential has been under intense earnings pressure because of low interest rates, making it hard for Prudential and others to make a return on their investments. Prudential’s earnings in the first quarter of 2016 fell 10% short of what analysts were expecting, and things don’t look likely to turnaround in the rest of the year. The company is the second largest U.S. insurer by assets, with 49,000 employees. And while it is based in New Jersey, about half of the company’s profits come from its Japanese operations.

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Company Info

CEO
John R. Strangfeld Jr.
Sector
Financials
Industry
Insurance: Life, Health (stock)
HQ Location
Newark, NJ
Websitehttp://www.prudential.com
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Employees49,384

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$57,1195.5%
Profits ($M)$5,642308.5%
Assets ($M)$757,388-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$41,890-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$32,086-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues9.9%
Profits as % of Assets0.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity13.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)12.17
EPS % Change (from 2014)276.8%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)16.2%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)6.7%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-7.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)9.7%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)3.3%