FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * SCHMIDT TIMOTHY L 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC [ PRU ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Senior Vice President
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
751 BROAD STREET, 4TH FLOOR, ATTN. CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
2/13/2021
(Street)
NEWARK, NJ 07102
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  2/13/2021    M    5251 (1) A $0  23373  D   
Common Stock  2/13/2021    F    1876 (2) D $80.86  21497  D   
Common Stock                 243  I  By 401(k) 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
2018 Restricted Stock Units  $0 (3) 2/13/2021    M        5251    (4)  (4) Common Stock  5251  $0  0  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Represents the vesting of previously awarded restricted stock units.
(2)  Represents shares withheld for the payment of taxes when restricted shares vested.
(3)  The Restricted Stock Units convert to common stock on a 1 to 1 basis.
(4)  The Restricted Stock Units will vest on February 13, 2021.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
SCHMIDT TIMOTHY L
751 BROAD STREET, 4TH FLOOR
ATTN. CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
NEWARK, NJ 07102


Senior Vice President

Signatures
/s/ Danny Fiore, attorney-in-fact 2/17/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date