Ken Mullen Acquires 9 Shares of Provident Financial plc (PFG) Stock
Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) insider Ken Mullen acquired 9 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 14th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 2,273 ($29.68) per share, with a total value of £204.57 ($267.13).
Ken Mullen also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Wednesday, April 19th, Ken Mullen acquired 4 shares of Provident Financial plc stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 3,098 ($40.45) per share, with a total value of £123.92 ($161.82).
Shares of Provident Financial plc (LON PFG) traded up 2.13% during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 2303.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 524,466 shares. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 2,909.73 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 2,914.69. Provident Financial plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,250.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,402.27. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 3.34 billion.
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A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on PFG shares. Jefferies Group LLC decreased their price objective on Provident Financial plc from GBX 3,845 ($50.21) to GBX 3,478 ($45.42) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. Royal Bank Of Canada raised Provident Financial plc to an “outperform” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from GBX 3,000 ($39.17) to GBX 3,200 ($41.79) in a report on Friday, March 24th. J P Morgan Chase & Co increased their price objective on Provident Financial plc from GBX 3,400 ($44.40) to GBX 3,650 ($47.66) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 5th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) decreased their price objective on Provident Financial plc from GBX 3,170 ($41.39) to GBX 3,140 ($41.00) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd lowered Provident Financial plc to a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 2,335 ($30.49) price objective for the company. in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 2,715.18 ($35.46).
About Provident Financial plc
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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