A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Provident Financial plc (LON: PFG):

  • 7/26/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Beaufort Securities. They now have a GBX 2,200 ($28.65) price target on the stock.
  • 7/25/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 2,660 ($34.64) price target on the stock.
  • 7/25/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 1,929 ($25.12) price target on the stock.
  • 7/24/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Societe Generale. They now have a GBX 3,110 ($40.50) price target on the stock.
  • 7/17/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 2,660 ($34.64) price target on the stock.
  • 7/14/2017 – Provident Financial plc is now covered by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They set a “hold” rating and a GBX 2,310 ($30.08) price target on the stock.
  • 7/4/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 7/3/2017 – Provident Financial plc was downgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to a “sell” rating. They now have a GBX 1,929 ($25.12) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 2,335 ($30.41).
  • 7/3/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Liberum Capital from GBX 2,770 ($36.07) to GBX 2,000 ($26.05). They now have a “sell” rating on the stock.
  • 6/29/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Barclays PLC from GBX 3,600 ($46.88) to GBX 3,150 ($41.02). They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 6/28/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its price target lowered by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 3,650 ($47.53) to GBX 3,200 ($41.67). They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 6/26/2017 – Provident Financial plc was downgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada to a “sector performer” rating. They now have a GBX 2,650 ($34.51) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 3,400 ($44.28).
  • 6/22/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a GBX 3,430 ($44.67) price target on the stock.
  • 6/22/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from GBX 3,140 ($40.89) to GBX 2,660 ($34.64). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 6/21/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 6/21/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt.
  • 6/21/2017 – Provident Financial plc was downgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to a “reduce” rating. They now have a GBX 2,335 ($30.41) price target on the stock.
  • 6/21/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 2,770 ($36.07) price target on the stock.
  • 6/21/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 3,845 ($50.07) to GBX 3,478 ($45.29). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 6/21/2017 – Provident Financial plc had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a GBX 3,650 ($47.53) price target on the stock.

Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) traded down 1.43% on Monday, hitting GBX 2070.00. 258,128 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock’s market cap is GBX 3.00 billion. Provident Financial plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,056.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,402.27. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2,314.91 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 2,813.50.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 26th will be given a dividend of GBX 43.20 ($0.56) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 26th. This represents a yield of 2%.

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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