International Personal Finance Plc (IPF) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts
Shares of International Personal Finance Plc (LON:IPF) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the six research firms that are presently covering the firm. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has issued a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 231 ($2.98).
Several brokerages have recently issued reports on IPF. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of International Personal Finance Plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Peel Hunt reiterated an “under review” rating on shares of International Personal Finance Plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Liberum Capital reiterated an “under review” rating on shares of International Personal Finance Plc in a research report on Wednesday, March 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their price target on International Personal Finance Plc from GBX 250 ($3.23) to GBX 180 ($2.32) and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 17th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 238 ($3.07) price target on shares of International Personal Finance Plc in a research report on Thursday, March 2nd.
Shares of International Personal Finance Plc (LON:IPF) opened at 173.75 on Tuesday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 385.68 million. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 165.35 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 196.26. International Personal Finance Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 141.43 and a 1-year high of GBX 344.60.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 12th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 13th were given a dividend of GBX 7.80 ($0.10) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, April 13th. This is a boost from International Personal Finance Plc’s previous dividend of $4.60. This represents a dividend yield of 4.81%.
In other news, insider John Mangelaars purchased 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 10th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 170 ($2.19) per share, for a total transaction of £17,000 ($21,943.98). Also, insider Justin Lockwood sold 7,545 shares of International Personal Finance Plc stock in a transaction on Friday, March 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 163 ($2.10), for a total value of £12,298.35 ($15,874.98).
International Personal Finance Plc Company Profile
International Personal Finance plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company offers unsecured consumer finance products, channels and brands. Its segments include home credit and digital. Under home credit segment, the company offers home credit cash loans; money transfer loans; home, medical and life insurances; micro-business loans, and provident-branded digital loan products.
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