Provident Financial plc Company Profile (LON:PFG)

About Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)

Provident Financial plc logoProvident Financial plc is a United Kingdom-based non-standard lender. The Company's divisions include Vanquis Bank Limited (Vanquis Bank), Consumer Credit Division (CCD) and Moneybarn. Its segments include Vanquis Bank, CCD, Moneybarn and Central. The Company serves non-standard credit customers with a range of products from credit cards and car finance, to home credit and online unsecured, and guarantor loans. Vanquis Bank is engaged in the provision of credit cards. CCD is engaged in home credit business in the United Kingdom and Ireland. CCD includes Provident, which offers home credit loans; Satsuma, which is an online instalment loan product, and glo, which is a guarantor loans product. Moneybarn is engaged in the provision of vehicle finance. Its subsidiaries within CCD are Provident Financial Management Services Limited, Provident Personal Credit Limited and Greenwood Personal Credit Limited. Its Central segment includes its subsidiary, Central Provident Investments plc.

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  • Symbol: LON:PFG
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  • Market Cap: £4.48 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 144,959,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 3,168.80
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,929.12
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 2,125 - GBX 3,402.27
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.18
  • P/E Growth: 1.56
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.1 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.07
  • Book Value: GBX 5.45 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.67
  • Average Volume: 337,749 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)

What is Provident Financial plc's stock symbol?

Provident Financial plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "PFG."

How often does Provident Financial plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Provident Financial plc?

Provident Financial plc announced a dividend on Tuesday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 18th will be given a dividend of GBX 91.40 per share on Friday, June 23rd. This represents a yield of 3.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 18th. This is a boost from Provident Financial plc's previous dividend of $43.20. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Provident Financial plc's Dividend History.

When will Provident Financial plc make its next earnings announcement?

Provident Financial plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Provident Financial plc.

Where is Provident Financial plc's stock going? Where will Provident Financial plc's stock price be in 2017?

14 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Provident Financial plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,400 to GBX 3,845. On average, they anticipate Provident Financial plc's stock price to reach GBX 3,131.82 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Provident Financial plc.

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How do I buy Provident Financial plc stock?

Shares of Provident Financial plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Provident Financial plc stock cost?

One share of Provident Financial plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,091.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,131.82

Analysts' Ratings History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/23/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 3,170 -> GBX 3,140View Rating Details
5/12/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,770View Rating Details
5/12/2017Peel HuntDowngradeHoldGBX 3,365View Rating Details
5/10/2017Liberum CapitalDowngradeSellGBX 2,770View Rating Details
5/9/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/25/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 3,732 -> GBX 3,845View Rating Details
4/5/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 3,400 -> GBX 3,650View Rating Details
3/24/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeOutperformGBX 3,000 -> GBX 3,200View Rating Details
3/1/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,215View Rating Details
3/1/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
1/6/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/14/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/27/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/5/2016Societe GeneraleUpgradeBuyGBX 3,170 -> GBX 3,095View Rating Details
6/23/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 3,210View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
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Earnings Estimates for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $179.76 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/28/2017GBX 91.403.13%5/18/20175/18/20176/23/2017
7/26/2016GBX 43.201.57%10/27/201610/27/201611/25/2016
2/23/2016GBX 80.902.48%5/19/20165/19/20166/24/2016
7/28/2015GBX 39.201.31%10/29/201510/29/201511/27/2015
2/24/2015GBX 63.902.29%5/21/20155/21/20156/19/2015
7/23/2014GBX 34.101.63%10/30/201410/30/201411/28/2014
2/25/2014GBX 542.87%5/21/20145/21/20146/20/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/15/2017Andrew C FisherInsiderBuy5GBX 3,163£158.15
4/19/2017Ken MullenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,098£123.92
4/12/2017Ken MullenInsiderSell7,522GBX 3,106£233,633.32
3/15/2017Andrew C FisherInsiderBuy5GBX 2,956£147.80
2/14/2017Ken MullenInsiderBuy6GBX 2,789£167.34
1/16/2017Ken MullenInsiderBuy5GBX 2,868£143.40
12/16/2016Peter CrookInsiderBuy6GBX 2,740£164.40
12/1/2016Andrew C FisherInsiderSell689GBX 2,866£19,746.74
11/14/2016Ken MullenInsiderBuy6GBX 2,806£168.36
10/14/2016Ken MullenInsiderBuy5GBX 3,029£151.45
9/14/2016Fisher,Andrew CInsiderBuy5GBX 2,931£146.55
8/15/2016Fisher,Andrew CInsiderBuy6GBX 2,833£169.98
7/14/2016Crook,PeterInsiderBuy5GBX 2,595£129.75
6/28/2016Crook,PeterInsiderBuy25,000GBX 2,280£570,000
6/14/2016Fisher,Andrew CInsiderBuy6GBX 2,646£158.76
5/16/2016Fisher,Andrew CInsiderBuy6GBX 2,792£167.52
5/12/2016Fisher,Andrew CInsiderSell30,503GBX 2,789£850,728.67
4/14/2016Mullen,KenInsiderBuy5GBX 3,064£153.20
3/14/2016Fisher,Andrew CInsiderBuy5GBX 3,043£152.15
3/4/2016Crook,PeterInsiderSell98,165GBX 3,265£3,205,087.25
3/2/2016Crook,PeterInsiderBuy51,108GBX 3,249£1,660,498.92
2/15/2016Fisher,Andrew CInsiderBuy5GBX 3,115£155.75
1/14/2016Mullen,KenInsiderBuy5GBX 3,073£153.65
12/14/2015Fisher,Andrew CInsiderBuy5GBX 3,289£164.45
11/27/2015Anderson,RobInsiderBuy44GBX 3,605£1,586.20
11/16/2015Mullen,KenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,539£141.56
10/16/2015Crook,PeterInsiderBuy4GBX 3,100£124
9/16/2015Crook,PeterInsiderBuy4GBX 3,054£122.16
8/18/2015Fisher,Andrew CInsiderBuy5GBX 2,988£149.40
7/16/2015Crook,PeterInsiderBuy4GBX 2,937£117.48
4/2/2015Ken MullenInsiderSell23,467GBX 2,730.45£640,754.70
4/1/2015Andrew C FisherInsiderSell145,141GBX 2,715.36£3,941,100.66
2/27/2015Ken MullenInsiderBuy2,934GBX 2,726£79,980.84
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
Latest Headlines for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
DateHeadline logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 22 at 2:17 PM logoProvident Financial Plc : PFG-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 19th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 7:45 PM logoProvident Financial Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PFG-GB : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 11:58 AM logoAndrew C. Fisher Purchases 5 Shares of Provident Financial plc (PFG) Stock - May 17 at 7:18 AM logoPeel Hunt Lowers Provident Financial plc (PFG) to Hold - May 13 at 12:44 PM logoNumis Securities Ltd Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Provident Financial plc (PFG) - May 12 at 9:54 AM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital - May 7 at 4:02 PM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - April 25 at 2:51 PM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Insider Ken Mullen Sells 7,522 Shares - April 18 at 7:21 AM logoShore Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Provident Financial plc (PFG) - April 14 at 2:46 AM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Hold Rating at Numis Securities Ltd - April 9 at 4:26 PM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities Ltd - April 8 at 7:20 PM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Receives "Add" Rating from Peel Hunt - April 8 at 2:26 PM logoGoldman Sachs Group Inc Raises Provident Financial plc (PFG) Price Target to GBX 3,170 - April 6 at 2:04 PM logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Raises Provident Financial plc (PFG) Price Target to GBX 3,650 - April 5 at 12:04 PM logoProvident Financial Provides Medium-term Guidance - April 4 at 4:36 AM logoProvident Financial plc's (PFG) "Add" Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt - April 1 at 8:28 PM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital - March 31 at 7:24 PM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given "Buy" Rating at Jefferies Group LLC - March 31 at 5:03 PM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - March 31 at 12:50 PM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Upgraded by Royal Bank of Canada to Outperform - March 30 at 3:34 AM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) PT Raised to GBX 3,400 - March 30 at 2:02 AM logoLiberum Capital Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Provident Financial plc (PFG) - March 30 at 2:01 AM logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Raises Provident Financial plc (PFG) Price Target to GBX 3,400 - March 24 at 6:37 PM logoProvident Financial plc's (PFG) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital - March 24 at 6:04 PM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Rating Increased to Outperform at Royal Bank of Canada - March 24 at 5:31 PM logoBritain's FTSE edges lower ahead of U.S. healthcare vote; Smiths Group jumps - March 24 at 8:26 AM logoIs this rising star a better banking buy than Lloyds Banking Group plc? - March 20 at 9:36 AM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) – Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes - March 14 at 9:58 AM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Price Target Increased to GBX 3,365 by Analysts at Peel Hunt - March 13 at 10:49 PM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Hold Rating at Liberum Capital - March 12 at 7:50 PM logoProvident Financial plc (PFG) Earns “Buy” Rating from Shore Capital - March 12 at 6:21 PM logoEdited Transcript of PFG.L earnings conference call or presentation 28-Feb-17 9:30am GMT - March 1 at 10:02 AM logoProvident Financial FY16 Profit Rises - Quick Facts - February 28 at 2:22 PM logoProvident Financial profit up; dividend rises - February 28 at 2:22 PM logoFull Year 2016 Provident Financial PLC Earnings Release - 02:00 am ET - February 28 at 2:22 PM logoThe Slow Death of a Salesman as Britain's Provident Culls 2,000 - February 28 at 2:22 PM logo2 dividend stocks I’d buy for my ISA before the end of the tax year - February 22 at 9:15 AM logo2 FTSE 100 shares that could help you retire early - February 17 at 8:05 AM logoProvident's 2016 results on track to meet views - January 17 at 11:05 AM logoProvident Financial Sees 2016 Results In Line With Market View - January 17 at 11:05 AM logoDoes 9% customer growth make Provident Financial plc a better buy than Lloyds Banking Group plc? - January 17 at 11:05 AM logoMy top 2 FTSE 100 shares for 2017 - January 11 at 7:51 PM logo2 non-cyclical stocks to avoid recession worries - December 13 at 8:51 AM logo2 financial stocks trouncing the big banks - October 26 at 10:11 AM


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Provident Financial plc (PFG) Chart for Saturday, May, 27, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/27/2017 by Staff