Prudential plc: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by WMIntelligence

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									Prudential plc

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Prudential plc                                                          Financial Snapshot

                                                                        Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                 Laurence Pountney Hill, London, EC4R   The company reported revenue of US$73,301.54
Headquarters Address
                                 0HH,United Kingdom                     million during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The
                                                                        company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 3.10% during
Telephone                        + 496913620
                                                                        2006–2010, with an annual decline of -2.47% over
                                                                        2009. In 2010, the company recorded an operating
Fax                              + 4969285389                           margin of 3.07%, as against 1.55% in <2009.

Website                          www.prudential.co.uk
                                                                        Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange    PRU, London Stock Exchange (LON)

Number of Employees              25,992

Fiscal Year End                  December

Revenue (in US$ million)         73,301.54

Revenue (in GBP million)         47,646.00




SWOT Analysis                                                           Return on Equity

Strengths                        Weaknesses                             The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                        17.82% for the fiscal year 2010, as compared to its
Improved operating performance   Failure of AIA purchase                peers, Zurich Financial Services AG (Ticker: ZURN),
                                                                        Zurich Financial Services Ltd (Ticker: ZURN) and
                                                                        AXA (Ticker: AXA), which recorded ROEs of 10.73%,
Leading Market Position          Limited Financial Leverage             10.73% and 5.53% respectively. Furthermore, the
                                                                        company reported an operating margin of 3.07% in
Prudent capital management                                              2010.

Wide Business Operations                                                Return on Equity

Opportunities                    Threats

New product launches             Fluctuations in Interest Rates

Partnership with UOB             Stringent Solvency II framework

Recovering economy




                                                                        Financial Leverage

                                                                        The company reported a debt to equity ratio of 1.02 in
                                                                        2010, as compared to its peers, Zurich Financial
                                                                        Services AG, Zurich Financial Services Ltd and AXA,
                                                                        which recorded debt to equity ratios of 0.38, 0.38 and
                                                                        0.21 respectively.Furthermore, in 2010, the company
                                                                        recorded a debt to capital ratio of 0.03, as compared
                                                                        to its peers, Zurich Financial Services AG, Zurich
                                                                        Financial Services Ltd and AXA, which recorded debt
                                                                        to capital ratios of 0.03, 0.03 and 0.01 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators ...................................................................................................................9
      2.2.1       Total Revenues and Operating Profit ................................................................................................................9
      2.2.2       Total Premiums Earned ...................................................................................................................................10
      2.2.3       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.4       Gearing Ratio ...................................................................................................................................................12
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................13
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................14
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.3       Total Premiums Earned ...................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.4       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.5       Asset Turnover .................................................................................................................................................18
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 19
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................19
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 20
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 22
    5.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................22
    5.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................22
    5.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................23
    5.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................23
    5.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................24
6     Prudential plc - Company Statement.................................................................................................... 25
7     History .................................................................................................................................................... 28
8     Prudential plc - Key Employees............................................................................................................ 30
9     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 31
10    Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 32
    10.1      Head Office .........................................................
								
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