NEWARK, N.J., June 12, 2012 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $1.0 billion of its outstanding Common Stock during the period from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.
In June 2011, the Board authorized the repurchase of up to $1.5 billion of its outstanding Common Stock through June 30, 2012. The Company has repurchased approximately $1.25 billion of its Common Stock through March 31, 2012 under that authorization.
Management will determine the timing and amount of any share repurchases under the share repurchase authorizations based on market conditions and other considerations. The repurchases may be effected in the open market, through derivative, accelerated repurchase and other negotiated transactions, and through plans designed to comply with Rule 10b5-1(c) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a financial services leader with approximately $943 billion of assets under management as of March 31, 2012, 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 wealth through a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. In the U.S., Prudential’s iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century. For more information, please visit http://www.news.prudential.com/.