Provident Financial (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital in a report released on Tuesday. They presently have a GBX 483 ($6.50) price target on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price target suggests a potential downside of 39.85% from the company’s previous close.
A number of other brokerages have also commented on PFG. Peel Hunt reissued an “under review” rating on shares of Provident Financial in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,150 ($15.48) target price on shares of Provident Financial in a report on Sunday, October 15th. Jefferies Group lowered Provident Financial to a “hold” rating and lowered their target price for the company from GBX 3,478 ($46.81) to GBX 940 ($12.65) in a report on Thursday, August 31st. Shore Capital reaffirmed an “under review” rating on shares of Provident Financial in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Finally, Citigroup lowered Provident Financial to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,596.31 ($21.48).
Provident Financial (PFG) opened at GBX 803 ($10.81) on Tuesday. Provident Financial has a fifty-two week low of GBX 426.60 ($5.74) and a fifty-two week 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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