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Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Panmure Gordon in a research report issued on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 2,000 ($33.55) price objective on the stock. Panmure Gordon’s target price suggests a potential downside of 3.15% from the stock’s previous close.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. 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. Separately, 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. Finally, analysts at Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research raised their price target on shares of Provident Financial plc from GBX 1,802 ($30.23) to GBX 2,012 ($33.75) in a research note on Tuesday, July 29th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,999.38 ($33.54).

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’s 50-day moving average is GBX 2146. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1995.. The company’s market cap is £2.836 billion.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, November 28th. Shareholders 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 of this dividend is Thursday, October 30th.

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

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