Provident Financial (PFG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup

Provident Financial (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by analysts at Citigroup in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 740 ($10.39) price target on the stock. Citigroup’s price target points to a potential upside of 13.25% from the company’s previous close.

Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on PFG. Berenberg Bank cut Provident Financial to a “sell” rating and cut their target price for the company from GBX 950 ($13.34) to GBX 550 ($7.72) in a research report on Thursday, March 29th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Provident Financial in a research report on Thursday, March 8th. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,264 ($17.74) target price on shares of Provident Financial in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. Societe Generale cut Provident Financial to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,050 ($14.74) target price on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,200 ($16.84) target price on shares of Provident Financial in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,240.43 ($17.41).

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LON PFG opened at GBX 653.40 ($9.17) on Thursday. Provident Financial has a 52 week low of GBX 426.60 ($5.99) and a 52 week high of GBX 3,284 ($46.10).

In other Provident Financial news, insider Ken Mullen sold 761 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, February 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 596 ($8.37), for a total value of £4,535.56 ($6,366.59).

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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 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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