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Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Numis Securities Ltd in a note issued to investors on Thursday.

Shares of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 2079.00 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 has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2146. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1995.. The company’s market cap is £2.836 billion.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, November 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 30th will be given a dividend of GBX 34.10 ($0.57) per share. This represents a yield of 1.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 30th.

PFG has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. 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. Separately, 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. Finally, analysts at Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 2,011 ($33.74) price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,999.38 ($33.54).

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

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