Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) Weekly Ratings as of Apr 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 - By Michele Cranor

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.39 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.21, from 2017Q3’s 1.18. The ratio increased due to Provident Financial plc positioning: 28 sold and 150 reduced. 75 funds acquired holdings and 172 increased holdings. Investors holded 194.42 million in 2017Q3 but now own 196.66 million shares or 1.15% more.
Moody Comml Bank Division owns 19,820 shs. 75,570 were reported by Nomura Asset Management Limited. Clinton Group Incorporated reported 48,309 shs or 0.3% of all its holdings. Wellington Management Group Limited Liability Partnership has 0.18% invested in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) for 11.40M shs. Haverford Tru Co has invested 0.01% of its capital in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG). Kentucky Retirement Sys reported 16,560 shs. Warren Averett Asset Management holds 0% in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) or 281 shs. Clark Capital Gru invested in 1.08% or 502,752 shs. Sandy Spring National Bank accumulated 180 shs. The Alaska-based State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.1% in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG). Bokf Na owns 8,380 shs. Schroder Management Gp has 0.14% invested in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) for 1.25 million shs. Cornerstone Advsr accumulated 520 shs. State Bank Of Hawaii invested in 0.05% or 8,793 shs. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Communication owns 185,027 shs for 0.68% of their capital.

Provident Financial plc registered $13.31 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 5 insider sales since October 18, 2017. Everett Nora Mary had sold 1,297 shs worth $88,196. The insider SCHOLTEN GARY P sold 24,310 shs worth $1.74 million. The insider Valdes Luis E. sold $1.77 million. 10,588 shs valued at $720,090 were sold by SHAFF KAREN E on Thursday, October 19.

Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) Ratings Coverage

In total 11 analysts cover Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG). “Buy” rating has 3, “Sell” are 2, while 6 are “Hold”. 27% are bullish. 37 are the (LON:PFG)’s analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, March 1 Liberum Capital reinitiated Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) rating. Liberum Capital has “Buy” rating and GBX 1306 target. On Wednesday, January 3 Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of PFG in report with “Speculative Buy” rating. In Friday, February 2 report Peel Hunt maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. In Tuesday, January 16 report Peel Hunt maintained it with “Hold” rating and GBX 870 target. On Monday, February 26 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Numis Securities. On Thursday, December 7 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Shore Capital. The stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, October 18. In Tuesday, January 16 report Shore Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. On Monday, February 26 Liberum Capital maintained the shares of PFG in report with “Sell” rating. On Tuesday, December 5 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Shore Capital. Listed here are Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) PTs and latest ratings.

05/04/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral New Target: GBX 740.00 Reinitiate
29/03/2018 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 950.00 New Target: GBX 550.00 Downgrade
08/03/2018 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Hold Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 1306.00 Reinitiate
28/02/2018 Broker: Societe Generale Rating: Hold New Target: GBX 1050.00 Downgrade
28/02/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1264.00 New Target: GBX 1264.00 Maintain
27/02/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 870.00 New Target: GBX 870.00 Maintain
27/02/2018 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Hold Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1264.00 New Target: GBX 1264.00 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 483.00 New Target: GBX 483.00 Maintain

On during the last trading session the stock increased GBX 5.6 or 0.82%, reaching GBX 692.Provident Financial plc has volume of 179,492 shares. Since April 17, 2017 PFG has 0.00% and is . PFG underperformed the S&P500 by 11.55%.

Provident Financial plc provides personal credit products to non-standard lending market in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and Poland.The firm is worth 1.01 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.Currently it has negative earnings. It serves 2.4 million clients through its network of branches, call centers, and Websites.

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