PROVIDENT FINL/S (OTCMKTS:FPLPY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors 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 downgraded PROVIDENT FINL/S from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 2nd.

Shares of FPLPY stock opened at $6.72 on Monday. PROVIDENT FINL/S has a 1-year low of $6.28 and a 1-year high of $15.70. The firm has a market cap of $996.11 million, a P/E ratio of 8.30, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.68 and a beta of 0.01.

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.

See Also: What is the 52-week high/low?

Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on PROVIDENT FINL/S (FPLPY)

For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

Receive News & Ratings for PROVIDENT FINL/S Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for PROVIDENT FINL/S and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.