Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Numis Securities Ltd in a research note issued on Wednesday. They currently have a GBX 1,091 ($14.11) price objective on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s price target points to a potential upside of 22.31% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Societe Generale reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,110 ($40.22) price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Barclays PLC cut shares of Provident Financial plc to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Jefferies Group LLC lowered their price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc from GBX 3,845 ($49.73) to GBX 3,478 ($44.98) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Finally, Beaufort Securities reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,200 ($28.45) price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Provident Financial plc presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 2,494.92 ($32.27).

Provident Financial plc (LON PFG) traded down 1.60% on Wednesday, hitting GBX 892.00. The stock had a trading volume of 1,321,247 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,974.51 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 2,702.40. Provident Financial plc has a 52-week low of GBX 426.60 and a 52-week high of GBX 3,402.27. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.29 billion.

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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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