Provident Financial’s (PFG) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities
Provident Financial (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by research analysts at Numis Securities in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 1,150 ($15.48) price target on the stock. Numis Securities’ price objective would suggest a potential upside of 44.45% from the company’s current price.
A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on PFG. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Friday, November 24th. Peel Hunt restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 870 ($11.71) price target on shares of Provident Financial in a report on Friday, November 24th. Liberum Capital restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 483 ($6.50) price target on shares of Provident Financial in a report on Monday, November 20th. Jefferies Group dropped their target price on shares of Provident Financial to GBX 915 ($12.31) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,300 ($17.50) target price on shares of Provident Financial in a report on Monday, October 16th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. Provident Financial presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,596.31 ($21.48).
Provident Financial (LON PFG) traded down GBX 10.38 ($0.14) during trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 796.12 ($10.71). 872,854 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,340,000. Provident Financial has a 1 year low of GBX 426.60 ($5.74) and a 1 year high of GBX 3,284 ($44.20).
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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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