Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “under review” rating restated by equities research analysts at Shore Capital in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,110 ($40.37) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 1,929 ($25.04) price target on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Jefferies Group LLC dropped their price target on shares of Provident Financial plc from GBX 3,845 ($49.92) to GBX 3,478 ($45.15) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Beaufort Securities restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,200 ($28.56) price target on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, Berenberg Bank assumed 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 ($29.99) price target on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 2,564.75 ($33.30).

Provident Financial plc (PFG) traded up 22.46% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 916.00. 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. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.33 billion. Provident Financial plc has a 1-year low of GBX 426.60 and a 1-year 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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