Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) insider Ken Mullen purchased 6 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 14th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 2,806 ($35.06) per share, for a total transaction of £168.36 ($210.34).

Ken Mullen also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, October 14th, Ken Mullen purchased 5 shares of Provident Financial plc stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 3,029 ($37.84) per share, for a total transaction of £151.45 ($189.22).

Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 2929.00 on Friday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 4.23 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 2,998.00 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 2,835.37. Provident Financial plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,125.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,654.00.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Barclays PLC boosted their price target on shares of 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. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,172 ($27.14) price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Liberum Capital upped their price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,256 ($28.19) to GBX 2,595 ($32.42) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 14th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 3,000 ($37.48) price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Tuesday. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,170 ($39.61) price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Tuesday, September 20th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,036.45 ($37.94).

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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