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  • Previous Rank
    50
  • Revenues ($M)
    $58,779
  • Revenue Percent Change
    2.9%
  • Profits ($M)
    $4,368
  • Profits Percent Change
    -22.6%
  • Assets ($M)
    $783,962
  • Employees
    49,739
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    $45,912

Like other insurers, Prudential has been under intense earnings pressure because of low interest rates, making it hard for the company to make a return on its investments. Still, Prudential ended 2016 with $58.8 billion (GAAP) in revenue, up from $57,119 in 2015, and its first quarter 2017 was also relatively strong. 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
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Financials
Industry
Insurance: Life, Health (Stock)
HQ Location
Newark, NJ
Websitehttp://www.prudential.com
Years on Fortune 500 List23
Employees49,739

Prudential Financial Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$58,7792.9%
Profits ($M)$4,368-22.6%
Assets ($M)$783,962-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$45,863-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$45,912-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues7.4%
Profits as % of Assets0.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity9.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)9.71
EPS % Change (from 2015)-20.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)6.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)4.1%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)32.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)19.1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)4.4%