Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital

Provident Financial (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by research analysts at Shore Capital in a report released on Thursday, Analyst Ratings Network reports.

A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Canaccord Genuity Group boosted their price objective on shares of Provident Financial from GBX 210 ($2.85) to GBX 318 ($4.32) and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, December 9th. Barclays restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 380 ($5.16) price objective on shares of Provident Financial in a report on Thursday, October 21st. Finally, boosted their price objective on shares of Provident Financial from GBX 210 ($2.85) to GBX 318 ($4.32) and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, December 9th.

Shares of PFG opened at GBX 355.80 ($4.83) on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of £902.66 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of -8.22. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 281.11, a quick ratio of 20.04 and a current ratio of 20.04. Provident Financial has a fifty-two week low of GBX 3.55 ($0.05) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 383.80 ($5.21). The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 356.30 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 323.71.

About Provident Financial

Provident Financial plc provides personal credit products to the non-standard lending market in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The company operates through Vanquis Bank, Moneybarn, and Consumer Credit Division segments. The company offers credit cards products, unsecured personal loans, and savings products.

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