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Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “equal weight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 2,110 ($34.92) target price on the stock. Barclays’ price target would suggest a potential downside of 2.27% from the stock’s previous close.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on PFG. Analysts at Berenberg Bank raised their price target on shares of Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,200 ($36.41) to GBX 2,330 ($38.56) in a research note on Wednesday, August 20th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Liberum Capital raised their price target on shares of Provident Financial plc from GBX 1,627 ($26.92) to GBX 1,670 ($27.64) in a research note on Wednesday, August 20th. They now have a “sell” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Thursday, August 14th. They now have a GBX 2,125 ($35.16) price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 2,012.57 ($33.30).

Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 2152.00 on Thursday. Provident Financial plc has a one year low of GBX 1540.00 and a one year high of GBX 2297.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2105. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 2027.. The company’s market cap is £2.935 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 ($0.56) 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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