Provident Financial (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Shore Capital in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday.
PFG has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Liberum Capital reissued a “sell” rating and set a GBX 483 ($6.48) price target on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Monday, February 26th. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 870 ($11.67) price target on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price target on Provident Financial from GBX 1,100 ($14.76) to GBX 750 ($10.06) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, May 10th. Barclays reissued an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 584 ($7.84) price target on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. Finally, Societe Generale lowered Provident Financial to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,050 ($14.09) price target on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Provident Financial has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,190.14 ($15.97).
Shares of Provident Financial stock opened at GBX 666.20 ($8.94) on Thursday. Provident Financial has a fifty-two week low of GBX 426.60 ($5.72) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 3,284 ($44.06).
In other news, insider Ken Mullen sold 761 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, February 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 596 ($8.00), for a total transaction of £4,535.56 ($6,085.55).
Provident Financial Company Profile
Provident Financial plc provides personal credit products to the non-standard lending market in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The company offers credit cards; consumer credit, including unsecured and online instalment loans; and finance for cars and light commercial vehicles. It serves 2.5 million customers through its network of branches, call centers, and Websites.
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