Shore Capital Reiterates “House Stock” Rating for Non-Standard Finance (LON:NSF)

Shore Capital reaffirmed their house stock rating on shares of Non-Standard Finance (LON:NSF) in a report issued on Tuesday, Digital Look reports.

Several other research analysts have also commented on the company. Peel Hunt reiterated a reduce rating on shares of Non-Standard Finance in a research report on Monday, August 19th. Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 69 ($0.90) price target on shares of Non-Standard Finance in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, Peel Hunt dropped their price target on Non-Standard Finance from GBX 50 ($0.65) to GBX 40 ($0.52) and set a reduce rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, June 20th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Non-Standard Finance has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 59.50 ($0.78).

NSF opened at GBX 36.20 ($0.47) on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $112.96 million and a P/E ratio of -72.40. Non-Standard Finance has a 12 month low of GBX 32.10 ($0.42) and a 12 month high of GBX 70 ($0.91). The company has a current ratio of 19.28, a quick ratio of 19.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 126.39. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 35.76 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 47.14.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 19th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.70 ($0.01) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.01%. Non-Standard Finance’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -6.00%.

In other Non-Standard Finance news, insider Heather McGregor bought 40,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 25th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 33 ($0.43) per share, for a total transaction of £13,200 ($17,248.14). Also, insider Charles Henry Gregson bought 24,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 15th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 35 ($0.46) per share, with a total value of £8,400 ($10,976.09). Insiders have acquired 132,000 shares of company stock valued at $4,728,000 in the last 90 days.

About Non-Standard Finance

Non-Standard Finance plc engages in the unsecured credit business in the United Kingdom. It provides home credit loans; branch-based unsecured consumer loans; and guarantor loans. Non-Standard Finance plc was founded in 2014 and is based in Morley, the United Kingdom.

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