Provident Financial plc Receives Underperform Rating from RBC Capital (PFG)
Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at RBC Capital in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 2,125 ($35.65) price objective on the stock. RBC Capital’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 2.91% from the stock’s previous close.
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 Thursday. Separately, analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 2,000 ($33.55) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 1,570 ($26.34) price target on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,999.38 ($33.54).
Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 2093.00 on Thursday. Provident Financial plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1540.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 2297.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 2146. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1995.. The company’s market cap is £2.855 billion.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, November 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 30th will be paid a dividend of GBX 34.10 ($0.57) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.63%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 30th.
Provident Financial plc provides credit products non-standard borrowers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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