Provident Financial plc (PFG) Given “Hold” Rating at Panmure Gordon
Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Barclays PLC boosted their target price on Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,800 ($34.65) to GBX 2,900 ($35.89) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Canaccord Genuity restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 3,170 ($39.23) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a hold rating and issued a GBX 2,172 ($26.88) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Beaufort Securities restated a hold rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, Liberum Capital restated a hold rating and issued a GBX 2,256 ($27.92) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Provident Financial plc currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 3,066 ($37.95).
Shares of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) traded down 1.22% during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 2999.00. The company had a trading volume of 276,347 shares. Provident Financial plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,125.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,654.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 4.33 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 3,031.00 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 2,844.00.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 27th will be given a GBX 43.20 ($0.53) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 27th.
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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