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Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd in a note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 2,090 ($35.60) price target on the stock. Oriel Securities Ltd’s price objective would suggest a potential downside of 7.81% from the company’s current price.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at RBC Capital downgraded shares of Provident Financial plc to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, June 23rd. They now have a GBX 2,125 ($36.19) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 1,875 ($31.94). Separately, analysts at Citigroup Inc. upgraded shares of Provident Financial plc to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 12th. They now have a GBX 2,530 ($43.09) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 1,825 ($31.08). Finally, analysts at Liberum Capital initiated coverage on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Thursday, June 5th. They set a “sell” rating and a GBX 1,726 ($29.40) price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,881.93 ($32.05).

Shares of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 2275.00 on Thursday. Provident Financial plc has a one year low of GBX 1475.00 and a one year high of GBX 2297.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2147. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1897.. The company’s market cap is £3.090 billion.

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

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