NEW YORK, January 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com is currently reviewing the performances of these four stocks: Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE: PRU), Manulife Financial Corp. (NYSE: MFC), AEGON N.V. (NYSE: AEG), and Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE: LNC). On December 05th, 2016, Moody's Investors Service moved its 2017 outlook on the global Life Insurance sector to negative from stable due to persistently low interest rates, potential for higher volatility in global financial markets, and multiple legislative changes in the US and Europe. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
New Jersey headquartered Prudential Financial Inc.'s stock climbed 0.79%, finishing last Friday's trading session at $105.59. A total volume of 1.67 million shares was traded. The Company's shares have gained 25.85% over the previous three months and 1.47% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.06% and 27.34%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Prudential Financial, which through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the US and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 54.19.
On January 10th, 2017, Nassau County announced that it has recommitted to Prudential Retirement as record-keeper for its 457 Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan, which has approximately 9,800 participants and $1.3 billion in assets. Prudential Retirement is a business unit of Prudential Financial. Nassau County, New York, began its partnership with Prudential Retirement in 2010 and the new contract became effective January 01st, 2017. See our free and comprehensive research report on PRU at:
Shares in Canada headquartered Manulife Financial Corp. ended at $18.66, rising 1.36% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.22 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.30% in the past month, 27.54% over the previous three months, and 4.71% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 5.52% and 26.39% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Manulife Financial, which together with its subsidiaries, provides financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups, and institutions in Asia, Canada, and the US, have an RSI of 60.21.
On January 17th 2017, John Hancock Investments, a division of Manulife, announced a major appointment to its national sales effort, naming Lee Small as Western Divisional Sales Manager for the Wirehouse and Regional Channel, effective January 04th, 2017. Mr. Small most recently was National Sales Manager, Wirehouse/Regional and Bank Channel, at Lincoln Financial Distributors, Inc., the wholesaling organization for Lincoln Financial Group. In addition to Lincoln Financial, Mr. Small has held numerous wholesale and senior management positions over his 20-year career in financial services, including roles at The Hartford Leaders Group, J.C. Bradford & Company, and AXA Financial. MFC free research report PDF is just a click away at:
On Friday, shares in, the Netherlands headquartered AEGON N.V. recorded a trading volume of 1.30 million shares. The stock declined 0.19%, closing the day at $5.38. The Company's shares have gained 28.40% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 0.97% above its 50-day moving average and 17.25% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of AEGON, which provides life insurance, pensions, and asset management services, have an RSI of 46.65.
On December 15th, 2017, AEGON announced that Gábor Kepecs, a member of its Management Board and CEO of AEGON Central & Eastern Europe, will retire in the course of 2017. The Company also announced that Marco Keim, a member of the Management Board, will become responsible for AEGON's activities in continental Europe as of January 01st, 2017 and Maarten Edixhoven has been appointed CEO of AEGON the Netherlands.
On January 11th, 2017, research firm Societe Generale upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Hold' to 'Buy'. Sign up for your complimentary report on AEG at:
At the close, shares in Radnor, Pennsylvania headquartered Lincoln National Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.25 million shares. The stock finished the session 0.36% higher at $66.93. The Company's shares have gained 0.83% in the past month, 36.80% in the previous three months, and 1.44% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.50% and 36.00%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Lincoln National, which through its subsidiaries, engages in multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the US, have an RSI of 53.81.
On January 17th, 2017, Lincoln announced that Andrea Goodrich has joined the Company as senior vice president and corporate secretary. She will report to Kirkland Hicks, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Lincoln Financial. In her role, Goodrich will lead a Corporate Law team that has responsibility for contracts, mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property, investment transactions, securities and tax. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on LNC at:
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