Provident Financial plc (PFG) Receives Overweight Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.
A number of other research firms have also recently commented on PFG. Panmure Gordon reiterated a hold rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Friday. Liberum Capital increased their price target on Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,256 ($27.50) to GBX 2,595 ($31.63) and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Friday. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a hold rating and issued a GBX 3,079 ($37.53) price target (up from GBX 2,350 ($28.64)) on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Friday. Peel Hunt reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 3,130 ($38.15) price target on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Friday. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Friday. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. Provident Financial plc currently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 3,066 ($37.37).
Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 3015.00 on Monday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 3,032.71 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 2,841.54. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 4.36 billion. Provident Financial plc has a 12-month low of GBX 2,125.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 3,654.00.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 27th will be issued a dividend of GBX 43.20 ($0.53) per share. This represents a yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 27th.
About Provident Financial plc
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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