KEVIN RYAN INVESTEC
Prudential has been transformed since 2010 into a strongly cash-generative business; the outperformance of the stock is likely to continue. The most interesting number, in our view, is that Asia became the largest cash generator for the group in 2012 with £384m.
EAMONN FLANAGAN SHORE CAPITAL
Prudential reported a terrific set of results for 2012, with a number of the key financial metrics ahead or close to the top end of market consensus. We reiterate our ‘buy’ recommendation on Prudential. These figures should be taken positively by the market.
RICHARD HUNTER HARGREAVES LANSDOWN
Prudential’s status as pick of the bunch in the UK insurance sector has today been confirmed by a set of market beating numbers. Some of the metrics will distance Prudential further from its competitors, who cannot compare with its size and geographical reach.