August 15, 2017

Finance chiefs’ pension risk transfer motivations revealed in new research

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 15, 2017 - The increasing costs and volatility of managing defined benefit pension plans have long been at the center of the motivations for transferring a company’s pension risk to an insurer. But which costs and what kinds of volatility are finance chiefs most concerned about? A new survey involving 80 senior finance executives at companies with traditional pensions sheds light on the motivations behind pension risk transfer decisions in the executive suite. 

August 14, 2017

Prudential Financial, Inc. to Participate in KBW 2017 Insurance Conference; Live Webcast Available

NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2017-- Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) will participate in the KBW 2017 Insurance Conference in New York on Thursday, September 7, 2017. On that day at approximately 9:30 a.m. ET Mark Grier, Prudential Financial, Inc.'s Vice Chairman, will discuss the company's businesses and strategies. Interested parties may listen to the presentation through a live audio webcast on Prudential Financial's Investor Relations website at investor.prudential.com. Please log on at least fifteen minutes early to register and download and install any necessary software. A replay will...
August 09, 2017

Going back to school with a plan to beat student loan debt

For far too many college students entering their senior year, student loan debt is causing more sleepless nights than final exams—but not for Eve Mahaney, a Class of 2018 photography major at Ithaca College and daughter of Jim Mahaney, Prudential’s vice president of strategic initiatives.

August 08, 2017

Prudential Financial Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock

NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2017-- Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) announced today the declaration of a quarterly dividend of $0.75 per share of Common Stock, payable on September 14, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 22, 2017. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a financial services leader with more than $1 trillion of assets under management as of June 30, 2017, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Prudential's diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their ...
August 02, 2017

Prudential Financial, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results

Net income attributable to Prudential Financial of $491 million or $1.12 per Common share versus $921 million or $2.04 per share for year-ago quarter. After-tax adjusted operating income of $919 million or $2.09 per Common share versus $829 million or $1.84 per share for year-ago quarter. Significant items in 2Q17, reflecting an annual review of actuarial assumptions and other refinements and the impact of market performance on Annuities, resulted in a net charge to net income of 65 cents per Common share for ongoing businesses and a net charge to adjusted operating ...
August 01, 2017

Filling the skills gap with investments in workforce retraining

What if companies and communities have plenty of good-paying jobs available… but no one able to fill them? It’s not a hypothetical question. There are 6 million unfilled jobs and 6.8 million people looking for employment in America today.  The problem is that the people looking for work do not have the skills needed for the open jobs. This is due to the changing nature of today’s workforce and lack of effective training programs to properly train people in the right skills. 

July 21, 2017

PGIM: Capturing alpha from growing emerging markets will require new investment approach

A radical shift in the forces shaping emerging market growth will require investors to take a different investment approach from what may have worked in the past. Increasingly, discovering investment opportunities will be rooted in the ability to capture the alpha from the new growth drivers, rather than in chasing the beta of the broad universe.

July 20, 2017

Prudential places customers at its structural core; announces new leadership architecture for U.S. businesses

NEWARK, N.J., July 20, 2017 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) today announced a new organizational structure for its U.S. businesses that extends its customer reach and facilitates pathways to new markets. The structure better reflects the company’s strategic focus on leveraging its mix of businesses and its digital and customer engagement capabilities to expand its value proposition for the benefit of customers and stakeholders.

July 17, 2017

PGIM Fixed Income: The return of absolute return fixed income

Although the majority of the three-decade, bull market in bonds is likely behind us, PGIM Fixed Income believes fixed income, including Absolute Return Fixed Income, still provides plenty of opportunities for investors. In The Return of Absolute Return Fixed Income, Michael Collins, senior investment officer and portfolio manager for Multi-Sector Fixed Income strategies, discusses different types of absolute return fixed income portfolios and how a well-diversified, duration-constrained approach can take advantage of alpha-generating opportunities while avoiding systematic exposure to rising interest rates.

June 27, 2017

Prudential Financial to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Earnings; Schedules Conference Call

NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2017-- Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) will release its second quarter 2017 earnings on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, after the market closes. The earnings news release, the financial supplement and related materials will be posted on the company's Investor Relations website at: investor.prudential.com. Members of Prudential's senior management will host a conference call on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. ET, to discuss with the investment community the company's second quarter results. Conference Call Information The conference call will be broadcast liv...