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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

John R. Strangfeld
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Insurance: Life, Health (Stock)
HQ Location
Newark, NJ
Years on Fortune 500 List23

Prudential Financial Rank History


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%