Provident Financial plc (PFG) Receives “Hold” Rating from Liberum Capital
Liberum Capital reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) in a research note released on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 2,256 ($29.45) price target on the stock.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Barclays PLC raised their price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,800 ($36.55) to GBX 2,900 ($37.85) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 3,170 ($41.38) price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a hold rating and set a GBX 2,172 ($28.35) price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, Panmure Gordon dropped their price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,500 ($32.63) to GBX 2,400 ($31.33) and set a hold rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. Provident Financial plc presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 2,943.64 ($38.42).
Shares of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 2986.1880 on Thursday. Provident Financial plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,125.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,654.00. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2,905.30 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 2,835.27. The company’s market cap is GBX 4.32 billion.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 27th will be issued a GBX 43.20 ($0.56) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 27th. This represents a yield of 1.57%.
In other news, insider Crook,Peter acquired 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 28th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 2,280 ($29.76) per share, for a total transaction of £570,000 ($744,028.19).
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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