PROVIDENT FINL/S (OTCMKTS:FPLPY) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

PROVIDENT FINL/S (OTCMKTS:FPLPY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “Provident Financial plc provides financial services. It 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. The company operates primarily in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and Poland. Provident Financial plc is headquartered in Bradford, the United Kingdom. “

Separately, ValuEngine lowered shares of Virtu Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 18th.

Shares of OTCMKTS:FPLPY traded up $0.14 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $5.21. The company had a trading volume of 14,404 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,331. The business’s fifty day moving average is $5.77. The firm has a market cap of $772.29 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.40 and a beta of 0.09. PROVIDENT FINL/S has a twelve month low of $4.98 and a twelve month high of $8.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82, a current ratio of 4.11 and a quick ratio of 4.11.

PROVIDENT FINL/S Company Profile

Provident Financial plc provides personal credit products to the non-standard lending market in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The company offers credit cards; consumer credit, including unsecured and online instalment loans; and finance for cars and light commercial vehicles. It serves 2.5 million customers through its network of branches, call centers, and Websites.

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