About Provident Financial plc
Provident 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: N/A
- Industry: N/A
- Sub-Industry: N/A
- Exchange: LON
- Symbol: PFG
- Previous Close: $34.63
- 50 Day Moving Average: $2785.54
- 200 Day Moving Average: $2885.55
- 52-Week Range: £1,445,000 - GBX 2,125
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.05
- P/E Growth: 2.22
- Market Cap: $4.03B
- Outstanding Shares: 144,500,000
Consensus Ratings for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) (?) The ratings breakdown includes the most recent rating from each analyst that has rated the stock within the last twelve months. The ratings score is a calculation of the average number of sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). The consensus price target is a mean average of the most recent price target set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
|Ratings Breakdown: ||7 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings|
|Consensus Rating:||Buy (Score: 2.50)|
|Consensus Price Target: ||GBX 3,004.27|
Analysts' Ratings History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)
|1/23/2017||Numis Securities Ltd||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 2,580|
|1/18/2017||Canaccord Genuity||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 3,215|
|1/18/2017||Barclays PLC||Reiterated Rating||Overweight||GBX 3,000|
|1/17/2017||Peel Hunt||Reiterated Rating||Add||GBX 3,130|
|1/6/2017||Citigroup Inc.||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|11/15/2016||Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||GBX 3,000|
|10/17/2016||J P Morgan Chase & Co||Reiterated Rating||Overweight||GBX 3,300|
|10/14/2016||Shore Capital||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|10/14/2016||Liberum Capital||Boost Price Target||Hold||GBX 2,256 -> GBX 2,595|
|10/14/2016||Panmure Gordon||Reiterated Rating||Hold|
|9/8/2016||Jefferies Group LLC||Initiated Coverage||Buy||GBX 3,732|
|9/6/2016||Royal Bank Of Canada||Lower Price Target||Sector Performer||GBX 3,250 -> GBX 3,000|
|7/27/2016||Beaufort Securities||Reiterated Rating||Hold|
|7/5/2016||Societe Generale||Upgrade||Buy||GBX 3,170 -> GBX 3,095|
|6/23/2015||Keefe, Bruyette & Woods||Reiterated Rating||Market Perform||GBX 3,210|
|5/1/2015||HSBC Holdings plc||Reiterated Rating||Reduce||GBX 2,245|
Earnings History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Earnings Estimates for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $172.41 EPS
Dividend History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|2/14/2017||Ken Mullen||Insider||Buy||6||GBX 2,789||£167.34|
|1/16/2017||Ken Mullen||Insider||Buy||5||GBX 2,868||£143.40|
|12/16/2016||Peter Crook||Insider||Buy||6||GBX 2,740||£164.40|
|12/1/2016||Andrew C Fisher||Insider||Sell||689||GBX 2,866||£19,746.74|
|11/14/2016||Ken Mullen||Insider||Buy||6||GBX 2,806||£168.36|
|10/14/2016||Ken Mullen||Insider||Buy||5||GBX 3,029||£151.45|
|9/14/2016||Fisher,Andrew C||Insider||Buy||5||GBX 2,931||£146.55|
|8/15/2016||Fisher,Andrew C||Insider||Buy||6||GBX 2,833||£169.98|
|6/14/2016||Fisher,Andrew C||Insider||Buy||6||GBX 2,646||£158.76|
|5/16/2016||Fisher,Andrew C||Insider||Buy||6||GBX 2,792||£167.52|
|5/12/2016||Fisher,Andrew C||Insider||Sell||30,503||GBX 2,789||£850,728.67|
|3/14/2016||Fisher,Andrew C||Insider||Buy||5||GBX 3,043||£152.15|
|2/15/2016||Fisher,Andrew C||Insider||Buy||5||GBX 3,115||£155.75|
|12/14/2015||Fisher,Andrew C||Insider||Buy||5||GBX 3,289||£164.45|
|8/18/2015||Fisher,Andrew C||Insider||Buy||5||GBX 2,988||£149.40|
|4/2/2015||Ken Mullen||Insider||Sell||23,467||GBX 2,730.45||£640,754.70|
|4/1/2015||Andrew C Fisher||Insider||Sell||145,141||GBX 2,715.36||£3,941,100.66|
|2/27/2015||Ken Mullen||Insider||Buy||2,934||GBX 2,726||£79,980.84|
Latest Headlines 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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, July 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 43.20 per share on Friday, November 25th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 27th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Where is Provident Financial plc's stock going? Where will Provident Financial plc's stock price be in 2017?
14 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Provident Financial plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 2,400 to GBX 3,732. On average, they expect Provident Financial plc's share price to reach GBX 3,004.27 in the next twelve months.
When will Provident Financial plc announce their earnings?
Provident Financial plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February, 28th 2017.
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 2,788.