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Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd in a report released on Tuesday, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. They currently have a GBX 2,090 ($35.20) price objective on the stock. Oriel Securities Ltd’s price objective points to a potential downside of 1.37% from the stock’s previous close.

Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 2118.00 on Tuesday. Provident Financial plc has a one year low of GBX 1406.00 and a one year high of GBX 2128.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1957.93 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1752.. The company’s market cap is £2.877 billion.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Friday. They now have a GBX 2,023 ($34.07) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital reiterated a “sector performer” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Thursday, May 8th. Finally, analysts at Canaccord Genuity upgraded shares of Provident Financial plc to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 15th. They now have a GBX 1,570 ($26.44) price target on the stock. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,815.09 ($30.57).

Provident Financial plc provides credit products non-standard borrowers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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