LON:PFG - Provident Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 509.20 -0.40 (-0.08 %) (As of 04/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 509.20Today's RangeGBX 500.60 - GBX 514.4052-Week RangeGBX 482.10 - GBX 716Volume339,540 shsAverage Volume1.31 million shsMarket Capitalization£1.27 billionP/E Ratio20.29Dividend Yield1.95%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions Chain Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. The company was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Bradford, the United Kingdom. Receive PFG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PFG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Credit Services Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolLON:PFG Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.providentfinancial.com Phone+44-1274-351351Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio295.29 Current Ratio4.74 Quick Ratio4.67Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.29 Forward P/E Ratio0.08 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£640.80 million Price / Sales1.99 Cash FlowGBX 174.20 per share Price / Cash Flow2.92 Book ValueGBX 278.20 per share Price / Book1.83Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees5,708 Outstanding Shares250,251,008Market Cap£1.27 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableOptionable Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Frequently Asked Questions What is Provident Financial's stock symbol? Provident Financial trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "PFG." How often does Provident Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Provident Financial? Provident Financial announced a dividend on Wednesday, March 13th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 10 per share on Friday, June 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.8%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 23rd. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Provident Financial's Dividend History. What price target have analysts set for PFG? 7 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Provident Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 540 to GBX 829. On average, they anticipate Provident Financial's stock price to reach GBX 658.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Provident Financial. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Provident Financial? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Provident Financial in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Provident Financial. Has Provident Financial been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about PFG stock have been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Provident Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Provident Financial's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Provident Financial include Element Fleet Management (EFN), Credit Corp Group (CCP), Amigo (AMGO), Funding Circle (FCH), Hypoport (HYQ), ECN Capital (ECN), ZIP (Z1P), Alaris Royalty (AD), goeasy (GSY), FlexiGroup (FXL), IMF Bentham (IMF), International Personal Finance (IPF), EML Payments (EML), Money3 (MNY) and Ferratum Oyj (FRU). What other stocks do shareholders of Provident Financial own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Provident Financial investors own include Phoenix Group (PHNX), Aberdeen Asset Management (ADN), Berkeley Group (BKG), Ashtead Group (AHT), HSBC (HSBA), BHP Group (BHP), International Biotechnology Trust (IBT), NMC Health (NMC), San Leon Energy (SLE) and Workspace Group (WKP). Who are Provident Financial's key executives? Provident Financial's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Malcolm John Le May, Group CEO & Director (Age 61)Mr. Simon George Thomas, CFO & Director (Age 55)Mr. Greg Cant, Director of Corp. Fin. & Devel.Mr. Steven A. Grigg, Interim Group Chief Information & Technology Officer (Age 70)Mr. Gary Thompson, Head of Investor Relations and Group Financial Controller How do I buy shares of Provident Financial? Shares of PFG 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. What is Provident Financial's stock price today? One share of PFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 509.20. How big of a company is Provident Financial? Provident Financial has a market capitalization of £1.27 billion and generates £640.80 million in revenue each year. Provident Financial employs 5,708 workers across the globe. What is Provident Financial's official website? The official website for Provident Financial is http://www.providentfinancial.com. How can I contact Provident Financial? Provident Financial's mailing address is No. 1 Godwin Street, BRADFORD, BD1 2SU, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1274-351351. MarketBeat Community Rating for Provident Financial (LON PFG)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 380 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 541 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 921MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Provident Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PFG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PFG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Are 12b-1 Fees Affecting Your Mutual Fund Performance?