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LON:PFGProvident Financial Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 181.70
+11.70 (+6.88 %)
(As of 07/14/2020)
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Today's Range
172.10
Now: GBX 181.70
183.40
50-Day Range
164
MA: GBX 174.22
201
52-Week Range
1.71
Now: GBX 181.70
492.70
Volume886,150 shs
Average Volume1.31 million shs
Market Capitalization£460.82 million
P/E Ratio5.49
Dividend Yield9.87%
BetaN/A
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.14 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Credit Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-1274-351351

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£589.40 million
Cash FlowGBX 156.50 per share
Book ValueGBX 292.10 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees5,708
Market Cap£460.82 million
Next Earnings Date8/26/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
GBX 181.70
+11.70 (+6.88 %)
(As of 07/14/2020)
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Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Provident Financial's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Provident Financial's stock was trading at GBX 319.80 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PFG stock has decreased by 43.2% and is now trading at GBX 181.70.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Provident Financial?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Provident Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Provident Financial's next earnings date?

Provident Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 26th 2020.
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How often does Provident Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Provident Financial?

Provident Financial 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 positive change from Provident Financial's previous dividend of GBX 9. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for PFG?

9 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Provident Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 195 to GBX 550. On average, they anticipate Provident Financial's share price to reach GBX 332.56 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 83.0% from the stock's current price.
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Has Provident Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about PFG stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Provident Financial earned a news impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
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Who are some of Provident Financial's key competitors?

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), Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), Aviva (AV), BHP Group (BHP), Capita (CPI) and IQE (IQE).

Who are Provident Financial's key executives?

Provident Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Malcolm John Le May, Group CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Simon George Thomas, CFO & Director (Leave of Absence) (Age 55)
  • Mr. Tony Skrzypecki, Interim Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Greg Cant, Director of Corp. Fin. & Devel.
  • Mr. Steven A. Grigg, Interim Group Chief Information & Technology Officer (Age 70)

What is Provident Financial's stock symbol?

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

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 181.70.

How big of a company is Provident Financial?

Provident Financial has a market capitalization of £460.82 million and generates £589.40 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 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.

This page was last updated on 8/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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