Here is a selection of the latest press releases from Prudential. For more information from Corporate Public Relations at Prudential, please email GlobalPublicRelations@news-prudential.com, or contact our communications staff.

September 05, 2017

Prudential Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc., and Prudential Global Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc., appoint new directors

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 5, 2017 – Prudential Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ISD) and Prudential Global Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc. (NYSE: GHY) announce the appointment of Barry H. Evans and Laurie Simon Hodrick to their board of directors. 

September 05, 2017

The Board of Directors of Prudential Funds adds two new independent directors to its open-end mutual fund board

NEWARK, N.J., Sept.5, 2017 – Barry H. Evans and Laurie Simon Hodrick have been named independent directors for open-end mutual funds offered by PGIM Investments, the $90 billion retail investments business of PGIM. PGIM is the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

August 30, 2017

Gig economy may threaten financial wellness of contract workers, Prudential survey shows

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 30, 2017 - The gig economy — the increasingly popular employment model where people work as independent contractors rather than employees of companies — has a destabilizing effect on personal financial security, a Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) survey shows.

August 30, 2017

Paul Gable joins Prudential Group Insurance as chief underwriting officer

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 30, 2017 - Paul Gable has joined Prudential Group Insurance as chief underwriting officer, where he will assume national leadership of all underwriting functions. Prudential Group Insurance is a business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU).

August 29, 2017

Prudential supports Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Prudential supports the heroic recovery and relief efforts underway in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The Prudential Foundation has pledged a $500,000 grant to the American Red Cross, which has been providing shelter, food and search and rescue operations in Texas and the Gulf Coast.

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 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 ...
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.

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...