Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Provident Financial (LON:PFG) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

PFG has been the topic of a number of other reports. Royal Bank of Canada assumed coverage on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Friday. They set a sector performer rating and a GBX 445 ($5.85) target price on the stock. Shore Capital restated a hold rating on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Thursday, November 7th. Barclays restated an overweight rating on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Wednesday, November 27th. Peel Hunt restated a buy rating and set a GBX 550 ($7.23) target price on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Thursday, November 7th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity cut their target price on shares of Provident Financial from GBX 430 ($5.66) to GBX 378 ($4.97) and set a sell rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, September 20th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 515.38 ($6.78).

Shares of PFG stock traded down GBX 5.40 ($0.07) during trading hours on Monday, reaching GBX 420.90 ($5.54). 684,114 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,310,000. The business’s fifty day moving average is GBX 435.28 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 422.38. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 320.88, a current ratio of 4.24 and a quick ratio of 4.24. Provident Financial has a 12-month low of GBX 348.70 ($4.59) and a 12-month high of GBX 665.20 ($8.75). The firm has a market capitalization of $1.07 billion and a P/E ratio of 18.22.

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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