Provident Financial plc’s (PFG) “Sell” Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd

Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, August 22nd, MarketBeat reports.

Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) dropped their target price on Provident Financial plc from GBX 3,140 ($40.55) to GBX 2,660 ($34.35) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 3,650 ($47.14) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 2,770 ($35.77) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,660 ($34.35) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,283.42 ($29.49).

Shares of Provident Financial plc (LON PFG) traded up 0.85% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 832.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,329,739 shares. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.21 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,504.66 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 2,537.97. Provident Financial plc has a 1-year low of GBX 426.60 and a 1-year high of GBX 3,402.27.

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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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