Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Liberum Capital in a research note issued on Wednesday.

A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on PFG. J P Morgan Chase & Co decreased their target price on shares of Provident Financial plc from GBX 3,650 ($47.21) to GBX 3,200 ($41.39) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “under review” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Goldman Sachs Group Inc decreased their target price on shares of Provident Financial plc from GBX 3,140 ($40.61) to GBX 2,660 ($34.40) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Friday, July 14th. They set a “hold” rating and a GBX 2,310 ($29.88) target price for the company. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed an “under review” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Provident Financial plc has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,283.42 ($29.53).

Shares of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 883.00 on Wednesday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.28 billion. Provident Financial plc has a one year low of GBX 426.60 and a one year high of GBX 3,402.27. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,974.51 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 2,702.40.

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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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