Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of PROVIDENT Finl/S (OTCMKTS:FPLPY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Monday.

According to Zacks, “Provident Financial plc provides financial services. It offers credit cards, guarantor loans, home credit loans, online instalment loans and car finance under the Vanquis Bank, glo, Provident, Satsuma Loans, and Moneybarn brand names. The company operates primarily in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and Poland. Provident Financial plc is headquartered in Bradford, the United Kingdom. “

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded PROVIDENT Finl/S from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, August 23rd.

Shares of PROVIDENT Finl/S stock opened at $8.24 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $1.22 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.17, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.72 and a beta of -1.70. PROVIDENT Finl/S has a fifty-two week low of $7.39 and a fifty-two week high of $15.70. The company has a quick ratio of 3.78, a current ratio of 3.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.58.

PROVIDENT Finl/S Company Profile

Provident Financial plc provides personal credit products to the non-standard lending market in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The company offers credit cards; consumer credit, including unsecured and online instalment loans; and finance for cars and light commercial vehicles. It serves 2.5 million customers through its network of branches, call centers, and Websites.

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