Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) insider Ken Mullen acquired 18 shares of Provident Financial plc stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 14th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 831 ($10.73) per share, for a total transaction of £149.58 ($193.18).
Ken Mullen also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, July 14th, Ken Mullen acquired 9 shares of Provident Financial plc stock. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 2,273 ($29.36) per share, for a total transaction of £204.57 ($264.20).
Shares of Provident Financial plc (LON PFG) opened at 794.00 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,392.95 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 2,499.60. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.15 billion. Provident Financial plc has a 1-year low of GBX 426.60 and a 1-year high of GBX 3,402.27.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 26th will be given a GBX 43.20 ($0.56) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 26th. This represents a yield of 2%.
Several analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reduced their price objective on Provident Financial plc from GBX 3,170 ($40.94) to GBX 3,140 ($40.55) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Numis Securities Ltd cut Provident Financial plc to a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 2,335 ($30.16) price objective on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Finally, Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 2,770 ($35.77) price objective on shares of Provident Financial plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,283.42 ($29.49).
Provident Financial plc 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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