Analysts are on the Bearish side about Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) this week.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.18, from 1.14 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 57 investors sold Provident Financial plc shares while 145 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 197.29 million shares or 0.74% more from 195.85 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported.
Ls Invest Ltd Liability Corporation reported 15,306 shares. Strs Ohio owns 3,678 shares. Toth Finance Advisory owns 0% invested in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) for 256 shares. Usa Fincl Portformulas Corporation holds 3,913 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board holds 0.03% or 325,225 shares in its portfolio. Dubuque Comml Bank And Co has invested 0% in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG). Everence Capital Mngmt Inc has 7,591 shares. Moreover, Boston Prns has 0% invested in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG). Denali Advsr Ltd owns 1.74% invested in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) for 236,217 shares. 110 are held by Ftb Advsrs. Macquarie Grp Ltd accumulated 29,500 shares. Wealthtrust stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.03% or 13,800 shares. Cornercap Investment Counsel stated it has 62,584 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Lp stated it has 20,844 shares.

Since January 17, 2019, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $144,270 activity. On Thursday, January 17 the insider Friedrich Amy Christine sold $44,100.

Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Provident Financial PLC had 18 analyst reports since January 15, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Peel Hunt on Tuesday, January 15. Barclays Capital maintained Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) rating on Wednesday, January 16. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and GBX 664 target. Berenberg maintained it with “Hold” rating and GBX 590 target in Thursday, January 17 report. On Tuesday, February 26 the stock rating was maintained by Berenberg with “Hold”. Berenberg maintained the shares of PFG in report on Tuesday, March 19 with “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, January 16 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral”. As per Friday, February 22, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, February 25. Below is a list of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) latest ratings and price target changes.

10/05/2019 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
08/05/2019 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
03/05/2019 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Under Review Under Review
03/05/2019 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
01/05/2019 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
29/04/2019 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
19/03/2019 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 590.00 New Target: GBX 540.00 Maintain
13/03/2019 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
06/03/2019 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
26/02/2019 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 590.00 New Target: GBX 590.00 Maintain

The stock increased 0.36% or GBX 1.8 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 504.2. About 162,856 shares traded. Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) has 0.00% since May 12, 2018 and is . It has underperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.

Provident Financial plc provides personal credit products to non-standard lending market in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and Poland. The company has market cap of 1.26 billion GBP. The firm offers credit cards, guarantor loans, home credit loans, online instalment loans, and car finance under the Vanquis Bank, glo, Provident, Satsuma Loans, and Moneybarn brand names. It has a 20.09 P/E ratio. It serves 2.4 million clients through its network of branches, call centers, and Websites.

More news for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) were recently published by: Fool.Co.Uk, which released: “Have £1000 to invest? This FTSE 100 6% dividend stock could crush the income from a cash ISA – Motley Fool UK” on October 19, 2018. Fool.Co.Uk‘s article titled: “Provident Financial plc slumps 60% on dividend withdrawal – Motley Fool UK” and published on August 22, 2017 is yet another important article.

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