|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's range||11.87 - 12.46|
|52-week range||10.77 - 21.73|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.36|
|PE ratio (TTM)||14.33|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.17 (1.40%)|
|Ex-dividend date||24 Mar 2022|
|1y target est||N/A|
HONG KONG (Reuters) -Prudential Plc posted on Wednesday a rise of 8% in its first-half operating profit, but the Asia-focused insurer warned of challenging conditions for the rest of the year as COVID curbs persist in some markets. Adjusted operating profit from continuing operations of the London and Hong Kong dual-listed company was $1.66 billion for the period, up from $1.57 billion a year earlier, it said in a statement. "We achieved stronger APE sales growth in the second quarter as conditions started to normalise in most markets," the group's chief executive, Mark FitzPatrick, said in the statement, referring to sales recovery from disruptions due to COVID-19.
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