Company Quick10K Filing
Quick10K
Prudential Financial
Closing Price ($) Shares Out (MM) Market Cap ($MM)
$100.83 406 $40,940
10-Q 2019-03-31 Quarter: 2019-03-31
10-K 2018-12-31 Annual: 2018-12-31
10-Q 2018-09-30 Quarter: 2018-09-30
10-Q 2018-06-30 Quarter: 2018-06-30
10-Q 2018-03-31 Quarter: 2018-03-31
10-K 2017-12-31 Annual: 2017-12-31
10-Q 2017-09-30 Quarter: 2017-09-30
10-Q 2017-06-30 Quarter: 2017-06-30
10-Q 2017-03-31 Quarter: 2017-03-31
10-K 2016-12-31 Annual: 2016-12-31
10-Q 2016-09-30 Quarter: 2016-09-30
10-Q 2016-06-30 Quarter: 2016-06-30
10-Q 2016-03-31 Quarter: 2016-03-31
10-K 2015-12-31 Annual: 2015-12-31
10-Q 2015-09-30 Quarter: 2015-09-30
10-Q 2015-06-30 Quarter: 2015-06-30
10-Q 2015-03-31 Quarter: 2015-03-31
10-K 2014-12-31 Annual: 2014-12-31
10-Q 2014-09-30 Quarter: 2014-09-30
10-Q 2014-06-30 Quarter: 2014-06-30
10-Q 2014-03-31 Quarter: 2014-03-31
10-K 2013-12-31 Annual: 2013-12-31
8-K 2019-06-05 Regulation FD, Exhibits
8-K 2019-05-14 Shareholder Vote
8-K 2019-05-01 Earnings, Regulation FD, Exhibits
8-K 2019-04-16 Regulation FD
8-K 2019-02-25 Exhibits
8-K 2019-02-12 Officers, Exhibits
8-K 2019-02-06 Earnings, Regulation FD, Exhibits
8-K 2019-01-17 Regulation FD
8-K 2018-12-06 Regulation FD, Other Events, Exhibits
8-K 2018-11-30 Officers
8-K 2018-11-07 Earnings, Regulation FD, Exhibits
8-K 2018-10-17 Regulation FD, Other Events, Exhibits
8-K 2018-10-16 Regulation FD
8-K 2018-09-26 Regulation FD, Exhibits
8-K 2018-09-19 Officers, Regulation FD, Exhibits
8-K 2018-09-18 Other Events, Exhibits
8-K 2018-09-12 Officers, Regulation FD, Exhibits
8-K 2018-08-13 Other Events, Exhibits
8-K 2018-08-01 Earnings, Regulation FD, Exhibits
8-K 2018-07-18 Regulation FD
8-K 2018-05-08 Shareholder Vote
8-K 2018-05-02 Earnings, Regulation FD, Exhibits
8-K 2018-04-17 Regulation FD
8-K 2018-03-27 Exhibits
8-K 2018-02-13 Officers, Exhibits
8-K 2018-02-07 Earnings, Regulation FD, Exhibits
8-K 2018-01-17 Regulation FD
CVNA Carvana 10,960
INGR Ingredion 5,640
GWR Genesee & Wyoming 4,880
MDP Meredith 2,670
UEIC Universal Electronics 607
GTIM Good Times Restaurants 28
BIOC Biocept 18
INTB Intelligent Buying 0
ORIG Ocean Rig Udw 0
JANL Janel 0
PRU 2019-03-31
Part I - Financial Information
Item 1. Financial Statements
Item 2. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
Item 3. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk
Item 4. Controls and Procedures
Part Ii-Other Information
Item 1. Legal Proceedings
Item 1A. Risk Factors
Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds
Item 6. Exhibits
EX-31.1 pru-20190331x10qxexh311.htm
EX-31.2 pru-20190331x10qxexh312.htm
EX-32.1 pru-20190331x10qxexh321.htm
EX-32.2 pru-20190331x10qxexh322.htm

Prudential Financial Earnings 2019-03-31

PRU 10Q Quarterly Report

Balance SheetIncome StatementCash Flow

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