Provident Financial (LON:PFG)‘s stock had its “under review” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Numis Securities in a research report issued on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Peel Hunt restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 550 ($7.19) target price on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Wednesday, May 8th. Berenberg Bank decreased their target price on shares of Provident Financial from GBX 590 ($7.71) to GBX 540 ($7.06) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, March 19th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 595 ($7.77) target price on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Wednesday, March 13th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 661.14 ($8.64).

Shares of PFG stock opened at GBX 448.40 ($5.86) on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion and a PE ratio of 17.86. The company has a quick ratio of 4.67, a current ratio of 4.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 295.29. Provident Financial has a twelve month low of GBX 482.10 ($6.30) and a twelve month high of GBX 716 ($9.36).

In other Provident Financial news, insider Ken Mullen sold 800 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, March 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 593 ($7.75), for a total transaction of £4,744 ($6,198.88).

Provident Financial Company Profile

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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