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Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 271
+1.00 (+0.37 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 04:35 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 271
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 299.60
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 271
Volume278,036 shs
Average Volume609,735 shs
Market Capitalization£687.30 million
P/E Ratio18.82
Dividend Yield9.87%
Provident Financial plc provides personal credit products to the non-standard lending market in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. The company operates through Vanquis Bank, Moneybarn, and Consumer Credit Division segments. The company offers credit cards products, unsecured personal loans, and savings products. It also provides secured motor finance on various asset classes, including cars, motorbikes, and light commercial vehicles. In addition, the company offers unsecured personal loans through Provident home credit and Satsuma online loans. It serves 2.3 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.
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Overall MarketRank

1.55 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Credit Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£459.60 million
Cash FlowGBX 403.51 per share
Book ValueGBX 295 per share



Market Cap£687.30 million
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)
GBX 271
+1.00 (+0.37 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 04:35 PM ET)
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Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) (LON:PFG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s stock was trading at GBX 319.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PFG stock has decreased by 15.3% and is now trading at GBX 271.
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Is Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) a buy right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)?

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When is Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s next earnings date?

Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 25th 2021.
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How were Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s earnings last quarter?

Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) (LON:PFG) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 26th. The company reported ($10.10) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($21.80) by $11.70.
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How often does Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)?

Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) announced a dividend on Thursday, February 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 2nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 16 per share on Friday, May 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 3.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 2nd. This is a boost from Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s previous dividend of GBX 9. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
View Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s dividend history

Is Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) a good dividend stock?

Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.25 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 9.87%. PFG has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) is 1.74%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for PFG?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 195 to GBX 520. On average, they anticipate Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s share price to reach GBX 296.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s key competitors?

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Who are Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s key executives?

Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Patrick Joseph Robert Snowball Hon. LL.D., MA, Exec. Chairman (Age 70, Pay $320k)
  • Mr. Malcolm John Le May, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $1.5M)
  • Mr. Neeraj Kapur F.C.A., BEng, ACGI, FCA, CF, FCIBS, CFO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Greg Cant, Director of Corp. Fin. & Devel.
  • Conor Breslin, Group Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Owen E Jones, Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Charlotte Davies, Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Richard King, Group Corp. Communication Director
  • Cheryl Ball, Group HR Director
  • Mr. David Merrett, Chief Strategy Officer

What is Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)?

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 plc (PFG.L)'s stock price today?

One share of PFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 271.

How big of a company is Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)?

Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) has a market capitalization of £687.30 million and generates £459.60 million in revenue each year. Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) employs 4,854 workers across the globe.

What is Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s official website?

The official website for Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) is www.providentfinancial.com.

How can I contact Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)?

Provident Financial plc (PFG.L)'s mailing address is No. 1 Godwin Street, BRADFORD, BD1 2SU, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1274-351351.

This page was last updated on 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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