Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Shore Capital in a research note issued to investors on Monday.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Peel Hunt reiterated an “under review” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Monday. Citigroup Inc. cut shares of Provident Financial plc to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Numis Securities Ltd upgraded shares of Provident Financial plc to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co cut shares of Provident Financial plc to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from GBX 3,200 ($41.39) to GBX 1,200 ($15.52) in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG cut shares of Provident Financial plc to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Provident Financial plc currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 2,564.75 ($33.17).

Shares of Provident Financial plc (LON PFG) opened at 906.50 on Monday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.31 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,974.51 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 2,702.40. Provident Financial plc has a 52-week low of GBX 426.60 and a 52-week 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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