Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) Insider Neeraj Kapur Sells 11,553 Shares

Provident Financial plc (LON:PFGGet Rating) insider Neeraj Kapur sold 11,553 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 263 ($3.42), for a total transaction of £30,384.39 ($39,532.12).

Neeraj Kapur also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, April 1st, Neeraj Kapur sold 23,874 shares of Provident Financial stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 292 ($3.80), for a total transaction of £69,712.08 ($90,700.08).

Provident Financial stock opened at GBX 252 ($3.28) on Friday. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 290.16 and a 200-day simple moving average of GBX 325.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 281.11, a current ratio of 20.04 and a quick ratio of 20.04. The stock has a market capitalization of £639.48 million and a PE ratio of -5.82. Provident Financial plc has a 12-month low of GBX 205.20 ($2.67) and a 12-month high of GBX 383.80 ($4.99).

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 21st will be issued a GBX 12 ($0.16) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 3.78%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 21st. Provident Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -27.71%.

PFG has been the topic of several analyst reports. Barclays restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 410 ($5.33) price target on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Thursday, March 31st. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “sector perform” rating and issued a GBX 325 ($4.23) price target on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Thursday, March 24th. Finally, Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Provident Financial in a research note on Thursday, April 7th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 342.75 ($4.46).

About Provident Financial (Get Rating)

Provident Financial plc provides personal credit products to the non-standard lending market in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The company operates through Vanquis Bank, Moneybarn, and Consumer Credit Division segments. The company offers credit cards products, unsecured personal loans, and savings products.

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