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Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG) has been retained to Buy in a statement by Shore Capital earlier today.

Shore Capital has retained Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG) to Buy in a statement released on Wednesday June 21, 2017.

On 5/23/2017, Goldman Sachs released a statement on Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG) dropped the target price from 3,170.00GBX to 3,140.00GBX that suggested an upside of 0.01%.

Having a price of 2,461.00GBX, Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG) traded -4.28% lower on the day. With the last close down -68.23% from the two hundred day average, compared with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index which has increased 0.04% over the same period. PFG has recorded a 50-day average of 1,392.95GBX and a two hundred day average of 2,499.60GBX. Trade Volume was up over the average, with 5,227,449 shares of PFG changing hands over the typical 1,610,380

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Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG)

Provident Financial PLC has PE ratio of 5.63 with a one year low of 426.60GBX and a one year high of 3,402.27GBX and has a market capitalization of 0 GBX.

A total of 11 analysts have released a report on Provident Financial PLC. Two analysts rating the stock a strong buy, 2 brokerages rating the stock a buy, 6 brokerages rating the stock a hold, 0 brokerages rating the stock a underperform, and finally 2 brokerages rating the stock a sell with a average stock price target of 2,855.27GBX.

Brief Synopsis On Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG)

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. Vanquis Bank is engaged in the provision of credit cards. CCD is engaged in home credit business in the United Kingdom and Ireland. CCD includes Provident, which offers home credit loans; Satsuma, which is an online instalment loan product, and glo, which is a guarantor loans product. Moneybarn is engaged in the provision of vehicle finance. Its subsidiaries within CCD are Provident Financial Management Services Limited, Provident Personal Credit Limited and Greenwood Personal Credit Limited. Its Central segment includes its subsidiary, Central Provident Investments plc.

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