Provident Financial (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, December 6th. They presently have a GBX 1,200 ($16.15) price objective on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s price objective points to a potential upside of 42.77% from the stock’s current price.
Several other research firms also recently weighed in on PFG. Peel Hunt reissued an “under review” rating on shares of Provident Financial in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Shore Capital reissued an “under review” rating on shares of Provident Financial in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Numis Securities reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Provident Financial in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Liberum Capital reissued a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 2,000 ($26.92) target price on shares of Provident Financial in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Finally, Jefferies Group decreased their price target on shares of Provident Financial to GBX 915 ($12.31) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Provident Financial has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,596.31 ($21.48).
Provident Financial (LON PFG) traded up GBX 39.50 ($0.53) during trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 840.50 ($11.31). 1,059,833 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,340,000. Provident Financial has a 12-month low of GBX 426.60 ($5.74) and a 12-month high of GBX 3,284 ($44.20).
Provident Financial 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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