Shore Capital Reconfirms a Hold Rating on Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG); M Has 1.08 Sentiment

Shore Capital maintained their Hold rating on Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG)‘s stock in an analyst note revealed to investors and clients on 2 February.

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, creates and makes analog RF, microwave, millimeter wave, and photonic semiconductor solutions in the United States, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.01 billion. The firm offers a portfolio of standard and custom devices, which include integrated circuits, multi-chip modules, power pallets and transistors, diodes, amplifiers, switches and switch limiters, passive and active components, and complete subsystems for approximately 40 product lines. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s semiconductor products are electronic components that are incorporated in electronic systems, such as point-to-point wireless backhaul radios, high density networks, active antenna arrays, radars, magnetic resonance imaging systems, and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $215,594 activity.

The stock increased 0.51% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $31.26. About 977,238 shares traded. MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (MTSI) has risen 62.84% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.14% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of M A-COM Tech’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating M A-COM Tech, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $52.0 while the high is $54.0. The stock’s average target of $53 is 69.55% above today’s ($31.26) share price. MTSI was included in 3 notes of analysts from September 20, 2016. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MTSI in report on Wednesday, November 16 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral” on Tuesday, September 20. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, February 1 by Needham.

Aureus Asset Management Llc holds 2.27% of its portfolio in MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. for 321,702 shares. Mayo Investment Advisers Llc owns 107,200 shares or 2.2% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Summit Creek Advisors Llc has 1.8% invested in the company for 204,993 shares. The Massachusetts-based Frontier Capital Management Co Llc has invested 1.09% in the stock. Segment Wealth Management Llc, a Texas-based fund reported 92,370 shares.

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 1.01 billion 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 4.95 P/E ratio. It serves 2.4 million clients through its network of branches, call centers, and Websites.

The stock increased 4.21% or GBX 28.2 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 698.2. About 160,662 shares traded. Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) has 0.00% since February 2, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 17 analysts covering Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Provident Financial PLC has GBX 3845 highest and GBX 479 lowest target. GBX 1664.69’s average target is 138.43% above currents GBX 698.2 stock price. Provident Financial PLC had 203 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Societe Generale on Friday, October 16. The stock of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Panmure Gordon. On Thursday, May 5 the stock rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Sell” on Wednesday, November 18. The stock of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) earned “Hold” rating by Shore Capital on Tuesday, December 5. The firm has “Sector Performer” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, September 6. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, February 4 by J.P. Morgan. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, February 24 report. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Sell” on Thursday, October 12. The firm has “Sell” rating by Numis Securities given on Wednesday, January 13.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $27.50 million activity. 60,817 shares were sold by MCCAUGHAN JAMES P, worth $4.07M. SCHOLTEN GARY P had sold 24,310 shares worth $1.74 million. SHAFF KAREN E also sold $1.16M worth of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) shares. Shares for $1.43M were sold by Houston Daniel Joseph. $88,196 worth of stock was sold by Everett Nora Mary on Thursday, October 19. Valdes Luis E. also sold $3.34 million worth of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) shares.