Provident Financial plc Company Profile (LON:PFG)

About Provident Financial plc

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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: PFG
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Key Metrics:
  • 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
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) (?)
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)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/23/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,580View Rating Details
1/18/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,215View Rating Details
1/18/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 3,000View Rating Details
1/17/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 3,130View Rating Details
1/6/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 3,000View Rating Details
10/17/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 3,300View Rating Details
10/14/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/14/2016Liberum CapitalBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 2,256 -> GBX 2,595View Rating Details
10/14/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/8/2016Jefferies Group LLCInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 3,732View Rating Details
9/6/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformerGBX 3,250 -> GBX 3,000View 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
5/1/2015HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingReduceGBX 2,245View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $172.41 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)
DateHeadline
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 FTSE 100 shares that could help you retire early (LON:PFG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 8:05 AM
News IconDrilling Down into the Technicals on Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - Midway Monitor (LON:PFG)
midwaymonitor.com - February 16 at 6:47 PM
capitalcube.com logoProvident Financial Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PFG-GB : February 15, 2017 (LON:PFG)
www.capitalcube.com - February 15 at 4:24 AM
News IconProvident Financial plc (LSE:PFG): How fast will it grow? (LON:PFG)
simplywall.st - February 8 at 8:08 PM
News IconMA in Focus for Provident Financial PLC (PFG.L) - Sherwood Daily (LON:PFG)
sherwooddaily.com - February 6 at 7:18 PM
News IconIs Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) a good choice for dividend investors? (LON:PFG)
simplywall.st - January 24 at 8:43 AM
capitalcube.com logoProvident Financial Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PFG-GB : January 18, 2017 (LON:PFG)
www.capitalcube.com - January 18 at 8:36 AM
marketwatch.com logoProvident's 2016 results on track to meet views (LON:PFG)
www.marketwatch.com - January 17 at 11:05 AM
nasdaq.com logoProvident Financial Sees 2016 Results In Line With Market View (LON:PFG)
www.nasdaq.com - January 17 at 11:05 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDoes 9% customer growth make Provident Financial plc a better buy than Lloyds Banking Group plc? (LON:PFG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 11:05 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoMy top 2 FTSE 100 shares for 2017 (LON:PFG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 7:51 PM
capitalcube.com logoProvident Financial Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PFG-GB : January 4, 2017 (LON:PFG)
www.capitalcube.com - January 4 at 4:53 AM
News IconInside the Numbers: Checking on Shares of Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 21 at 9:45 AM
News IconShares in Focus: Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 19 at 8:08 AM
News IconTrading Circle: Narrowing in on Shares of Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 15 at 6:00 AM
News IconWatching the Numbers for Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 14 at 8:35 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 non-cyclical stocks to avoid recession worries (LON:PFG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 8:51 AM
News IconKeeping an Eye on Shares of Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 9 at 8:30 AM
News IconInvestor Watch on Shares of Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 8 at 7:37 PM
News IconDirector Deals - Provident Financial PLC (PFG) (LON:PFG)
www.youinvest.co.uk - December 3 at 10:43 AM
News IconLevels in Review for Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 2 at 12:13 PM
News IconInvestor Monitor: Narrowing in on Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - November 25 at 12:01 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Provident Financial Plc : November 25, 2016 (LON:PFG)
www.capitalcube.com - November 25 at 12:00 PM
capitalcube.com logoProvident Financial Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PFG-GB : November 24, 2016 (LON:PFG)
www.capitalcube.com - November 24 at 10:10 AM
News IconProvident Financial (LON:PFG) Recent Analyst Updates - NewsDen (LON:PFG)
newsden.net - November 23 at 7:05 PM
News IconStock Watch for Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - November 23 at 7:05 PM
News IconVC Score In Focus for Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - November 21 at 12:06 PM
News IconInvestor Update: Tracking Shares of Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - November 18 at 10:02 AM
News IconTrading Corner: Focusing in on Shares of Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - November 17 at 10:44 AM
News IconRating Watching: Equity Research Analysts at Goldman Sachs Didn't Change their "Neutral" rating for Provident ... - Thorold News (LON:PFG)
www.whatsonthorold.com - November 16 at 7:05 PM
News IconLevels in View on Shares of Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - The Business Journal (LON:PFG)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - November 16 at 10:31 AM
News IconChecking the Piotroski Score on Shares of Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - Stock Newsweek (LON:PFG)
stocknewsweek.com - November 9 at 6:45 PM
News IconStock Watch: FCF Score Check on Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG) - Stock Newsweek (LON:PFG)
stocknewsweek.com - November 9 at 9:24 AM
News IconDoes Relative Valuation Indicate Mispricing In Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG)? - Simply Wall St (LON:PFG)
simplywall.st - November 7 at 10:41 AM
News IconProvident Financial (LON:PFG) Recent Analyst Updates - NewsDen - NewsDen (LON:PFG)
newsden.net - November 6 at 11:24 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 financial stocks trouncing the big banks (LON:PFG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 10:11 AM
News IconProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Overweight Rating at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - Evergreen Investor (LON:PFG)
www.evergreeninvestor.com - October 24 at 12:16 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE 100 and FTSE 250 equity indexes rise, Sky and ITV outperform (LON:PFG)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 12:16 PM
rttnews.com logoProvident Financial Q3 Profit Performance In Line With Its Internal Plans (LON:PFG)
www.rttnews.com - October 14 at 9:59 AM
marketwatch.com logoProvident Financial: Performing in line with plans (LON:PFG)
www.marketwatch.com - October 14 at 9:59 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBUZZ-Provident Financial: Satsuma unit profit warning weighs (LON:PFG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 14 at 9:59 AM
publicnow.com logo2015 Provident Financial Group corporate responsibility report published (LON:PFG)
www.publicnow.com - October 7 at 11:54 AM
investing.com logoUK stocks higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 1.26% - Investing.com (LON:PFG)
www.investing.com - October 4 at 6:19 PM
News IconProvident Financial plc (PFG) Receives Hold Rating from Beaufort Securities - Evergreen Investor (LON:PFG)
www.evergreeninvestor.com - October 3 at 6:19 PM
money.aol.co.uk logoIs this company a better pick than Neil Woodford favourite Provident ... - AOL Money UK (LON:PFG)
money.aol.co.uk - September 27 at 6:37 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs this company a better pick than Neil Woodford favourite Provident Financial plc? (LON:PFG)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 27 at 11:19 AM
News IconProvident Financial plc Earns “Equal weight” Rating from Barclays (PFG) - Petro Global News 24 (LON:PFG)
petroglobalnews24.com - September 23 at 11:30 AM
News IconProvident Financial plc (LON:PFG) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages - National Daily Press (LON:PFG)
www.nationaldailypress.com - September 14 at 6:53 PM
reuters.com logoFTSE weakens, hit by fall in banks - Reuters UK (LON:PFG)
uk.reuters.com - September 6 at 6:52 PM
fool.co.uk logoMy 2 best mid-cap stocks for income and growth - Motley Fool UK (LON:PFG)
www.fool.co.uk - August 30 at 6:43 PM

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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.


Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff