Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) insider Fisher,Andrew C purchased 5 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 14th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 2,931 ($38.26) per share, for a total transaction of £146.55 ($191.29).

Fisher,Andrew C also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, August 15th, Fisher,Andrew C purchased 6 shares of Provident Financial plc stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 2,833 ($36.98) per share, for a total transaction of £169.98 ($221.88).

Shares of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) opened at 2989.00 on Tuesday. Provident Financial plc has a 52-week low of GBX 2,125.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 3,654.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 2,900.83 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 2,836.20. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 4.32 billion.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 27th will be issued a GBX 43.20 ($0.56) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.57%.

PFG has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Barclays PLC boosted their target price on Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,800 ($36.55) to GBX 2,900 ($37.85) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,170 ($41.38) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,172 ($28.35) target price on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Beaufort Securities reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, Panmure Gordon decreased their target price on Provident Financial plc from GBX 2,500 ($32.63) to GBX 2,400 ($31.33) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 2,943.64 ($38.42).

About Provident Financial plc

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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