Shares of Provident Financial plc (OTCMKTS:FPLPY) reached a new 52-week high on Monday . The company traded as high as $4.00 and last traded at $4.00, with a volume of 0 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $4.00.
Separately, Peel Hunt upgraded Provident Financial from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 16th.
The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 17.52 and a quick ratio of 17.52. The stock has a market cap of $1.01 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -28.57 and a beta of 1.63. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $3.79 and its 200 day moving average is $3.41.
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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