Provident Financial plc (PFG) Receives Hold Rating from Liberum Capital
Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Liberum Capital in a report released on Tuesday. They presently have a GBX 2,256 ($29.45) target price on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price target suggests a potential downside of 29.28% from the company’s current price.
Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on PFG. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 3,300 ($43.08) price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th. Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Thursday, May 5th. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 3,130 ($40.86) price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Thursday, May 5th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “sell” rating and set a GBX 2,641 ($34.47) price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Thursday, May 5th. Finally, Panmure Gordon reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 3,000 ($39.16) price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Thursday, May 5th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 2,943.64 ($38.42).
Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) traded down 2.595420% on Tuesday, reaching GBX 3188.019775. The company had a trading volume of 514,651 shares. The stock’s market cap is GBX 4.61 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 3,006.14 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 2,839.15. Provident Financial plc has a one year low of GBX 2,125.00 and a one year high of GBX 3,654.00.
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The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 27th will be paid a GBX 43.20 ($0.56) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.57%.
Provident Financial plc Company Profile
Provident Financial plc is a United Kingdom-based non-standard lender. The Company’s divisions include Vanquis Bank Limited (Vanquis Bank), Consumer Credit Division (CCD) and Moneybarn. Its segments include Vanquis Bank, CCD, Moneybarn and Central. The Company serves non-standard credit customers with a range of products from credit cards and car finance, to home credit and online unsecured, and guarantor loans.
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