Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by investment analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in a research note issued on Tuesday. They presently have a GBX 3,000 ($37.48) price objective on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 5.26% from the stock’s current price.

Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,170 ($39.61) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Barclays PLC lifted their target price on Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,800 ($34.98) to GBX 2,900 ($36.23) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Beaufort Securities reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,172 ($27.14) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Finally, Panmure Gordon dropped their target price on Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,500 ($31.23) to GBX 2,400 ($29.99) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Provident Financial plc has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,036.45 ($37.94).

Analyst Recommendations for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)

Shares of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 2867.00 on Tuesday. The company’s market cap is GBX 4.14 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 2,996.65 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 2,834.71. Provident Financial plc has a one year low of GBX 2,125.00 and a one year high of GBX 3,654.00.

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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