Provident Financial plc (PFG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by Peel Hunt in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. They presently have a GBX 3,130 ($38.15) price objective on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price target points to a potential upside of 4.58% from the company’s current price.
Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Barclays PLC increased their price target on shares of Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,800 ($34.13) to GBX 2,900 ($35.34) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,170 ($38.63) price target on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,172 ($26.47) price target on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, Panmure Gordon dropped their price target on shares of Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,500 ($30.47) to GBX 2,400 ($29.25) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Five 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 has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 3,066 ($37.37).
Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 3016.64 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 4.36 billion. Provident Financial plc has a 1-year low of GBX 2,125.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 3,654.00. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 3,032.71 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 2,841.54.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 43.20 ($0.53) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.57%.
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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