Were Analysts Bearish Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) This Week?

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Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q1 2019. Its up 0.02, from 0.96 in 2018Q4. It improved, as 29 investors sold Provident Financial plc shares while 160 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. 194.29 million shares or 1.52% less from 197.29 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported.
248,806 are held by Goelzer Mngmt. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board owns 0.02% invested in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) for 141,292 shares. Regions reported 0% stake. Signaturefd Limited Co holds 3,049 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Creative Planning has 0% invested in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) for 13,729 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 28,250 shares. Capital Advisers Limited Com invested 0.01% in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG). The Illinois-based Ubs Asset Management Americas has invested 0% in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG). First Allied Advisory owns 4,703 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Gulf Interest National Bank & Trust (Uk) owns 67,356 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Carret Asset Lc holds 9,500 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0.05% in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) or 468,996 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Limited has 0.03% invested in Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) for 40,908 shares. Conning stated it has 798,530 shares or 1.25% of all its holdings. Of Vermont, Vermont-based fund reported 69 shares.

Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Provident Financial PLC has GBX 590 highest and GBX 510 lowest target. GBX 525’s average target is 42.31% above currents GBX 368.9 stock price. Provident Financial PLC had 26 analyst reports since February 22, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, February 26 the stock rating was maintained by Berenberg with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 7 by Shore Capital. The stock has “Hold” rating by Berenberg on Tuesday, March 19. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Friday, February 22 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, February 25 by Canaccord Genuity. Below is a list of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) latest ratings and price target changes.

12/08/2019 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
07/08/2019 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 500.00 New Target: GBX 510.00 Maintain
30/07/2019 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 500.00 Maintain
29/07/2019 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
22/07/2019 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
15/07/2019 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
08/07/2019 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
20/06/2019 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 500.00 Reinitiate
19/06/2019 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 570.00 Maintain
13/06/2019 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 430.00 Upgrade

The stock increased 0.16% or GBX 0.6 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 368.9. About 93,847 shares traded. Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) has 0.00% since August 14, 2018 and is . It has by 0.00% 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 934.72 million 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 15.97 P/E ratio. It serves 2.4 million clients through its network of branches, call centers, and Websites.

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