Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) had its price objective lowered by Jefferies Group LLC to GBX 915 ($12.16) in a report released on Wednesday. The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock.

PFG has been the subject of a number of other reports. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 1,097 ($14.58) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a sell rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Shore Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Monday, August 28th. Peel Hunt reissued an under review rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Monday, August 28th. Finally, Societe Generale reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,300 ($17.27) price target on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,596.31 ($21.21).

Provident Financial plc (PFG) opened at 935.00 on Wednesday. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.35 billion. Provident Financial plc has a 12-month low of GBX 426.60 and a 12-month high of GBX 3,284.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 828.73 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 2,132.91.

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The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 26th will be given a dividend of GBX 43.20 ($0.57) per share. This represents a yield of 2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 26th.

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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