Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Numis Securities Ltd in a note issued to investors on Friday.

Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Panmure Gordon reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Friday. Liberum Capital increased their target price on Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,256 ($27.92) to GBX 2,595 ($32.12) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,130 ($38.74) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Friday. Royal Bank Of Canada cut their target price on Provident Financial plc from GBX 3,250 ($40.22) to GBX 3,000 ($37.13) and set a “sector performer” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, September 6th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,170 ($39.23) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Tuesday, September 20th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. Provident Financial plc has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,974.45 ($36.81).

Analyst Recommendations for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)

Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 3037.00 on Friday. Provident Financial plc has a 1-year low of GBX 2,125.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 3,654.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 4.39 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 3,029.67 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 2,841.52.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 25th. Shareholders 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.

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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