Shares of Provident Financial plc (OTCMKTS:FPLPY) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $4.00 and last traded at $4.00, with a volume of 0 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $4.00.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Peel Hunt upgraded shares of Provident Financial from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 16th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upgraded shares of Provident Financial from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 18th.
The company has a market capitalization of $1.01 billion, a PE ratio of -28.57 and a beta of 1.63. The company’s 50 day moving average is $3.73 and its two-hundred day moving average is $3.42. The company has a quick ratio of 17.52, a current ratio of 17.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80.
Provident Financial Plc engages in the business of supplying personal credit products. It operates through four segments: Vanquis Bank, Consumer Credit Division, Moneybarn and Central. The Vanquis Bank segment issues credit cards to people who are often declined by mainstream card providers. The Consumer Credit division segment offers home credit loans; online lending; and operates as loan guarantor.
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