PFG - Provident Financial plc Stock Price, News & Analysis

GBX 880.08 -28.92 (-3.18 %)
(As of 11/24/2017 11:23 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 909
Today's RangeGBX 912.50 - GBX 864.70
52-Week RangeGBX 426.60 - GBX 3,284
Volume341,693 shs
Average Volume1.30 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.35 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)

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

Industry Consumer Lending
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancials
SymbolLON:PFG
CUSIPN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Dividend

Annual DividendN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSGBX 1.41
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins10.82%
Return on Equity17.56%
Return on Assets4.70%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares148,230,000

Frequently Asked Questions 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 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 26th will be given a dividend of GBX 43.20 per share on Thursday, November 30th. This represents a yield of 2%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 26th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Provident Financial plc's Dividend History.

Where is Provident Financial plc's stock going? Where will Provident Financial plc's stock price be in 2017?

15 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Provident Financial plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 483 to GBX 3,430. On average, they anticipate Provident Financial plc's share price to reach GBX 1,596.31 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Provident Financial plc.

Who are some of Provident Financial plc's key competitors?

Who are Provident Financial plc's key executives?

Provident Financial plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Peter Crook, Chief Executive, Executive Director (Age 53)
  • Andrew C. Fisher, Finance Director, Executive Director (Age 59)
  • Kenneth J. Mullen, General Counsel, Company Secretary (Age 58)
  • Mark Stevens, Managing Director - Consumer Credit Division
  • Manjit Wolstenholme, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (Age 52)
  • Robert William Anderson, Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 58)
  • Andrea Blance, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Malcolm J. Le May, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 59)
  • David Valentine James Sear, Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 52)

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.

What is Provident Financial plc's stock price today?

One share of Provident Financial plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 880.08.

How big of a company is Provident Financial plc?

Provident Financial plc has a market capitalization of £1.35 billion.

How can I contact Provident Financial plc?

Provident Financial plc'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 plc (PFG)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  269 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  403 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  672
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Provident Financial plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.13)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,596.31

Consensus Price Target History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)

Price Target History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)

Analysts' Ratings History for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/24/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/24/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 870View Rating Details
11/20/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 483View Rating Details
10/18/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHoldGBX 915View Rating Details
10/16/2017Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,300View Rating Details
10/16/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,200View Rating Details
10/15/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,150View Rating Details
10/11/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeUnderweightGBX 584View Rating Details
8/23/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutralView Rating Details
8/23/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeNeutralView Rating Details
7/26/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,200View Rating Details
7/14/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHoldGBX 2,310View Rating Details
6/26/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeSector PerformerGBX 3,400 -> GBX 2,650View Rating Details
6/22/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,430View Rating Details
6/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 3,140 -> GBX 2,660View Rating Details
10/14/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 11/24/2015 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)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Provident Financial plc (LON PFG)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/25/2017GBX 43.202%10/26/201710/26/201711/30/2017
2/28/2017GBX 91.403.13%5/18/20175/18/20176/23/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Provident Financial plc (LON PFG)

Insider Trades by Quarter for Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG)

Insider Trades by Quarter for Provident Financial plc (LON PFG)

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/14/2017Andrew C FisherInsiderBuy18GBX 858£154.44
10/16/2017Andrew C FisherInsiderBuy16GBX 932£149.12
9/14/2017Ken MullenInsiderBuy18GBX 831£149.58
8/14/2017Andrew C FisherInsiderBuy8GBX 1,964£157.12
7/14/2017Ken MullenInsiderBuy9GBX 2,273£204.57
6/15/2017Andrew C FisherInsiderBuy7GBX 2,975£208.25
5/15/2017Andrew C FisherInsiderBuy5GBX 3,163£158.15
4/19/2017Ken MullenInsiderBuy4GBX 3,098£123.92
4/12/2017Ken MullenInsiderSell7,522GBX 3,106£233,633.32
3/15/2017Andrew C FisherInsiderBuy5GBX 2,956£147.80
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)

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DateHeadline
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Given Buy Rating at Shore CapitalProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Buy Rating at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 10:20 AM
Provident Financial Executive Chairman Manjit Wolstenholme Dies; Names InterimProvident Financial Executive Chairman Manjit Wolstenholme Dies; Names Interim
www.rttnews.com - November 24 at 9:08 AM
Provident Financial chairman Manjit Wolstenholme dies suddenlyProvident Financial chairman Manjit Wolstenholme dies suddenly
finance.yahoo.com - November 24 at 9:08 AM
Insider Buying: Provident Financial plc (PFG) Insider Purchases 18 Shares of StockInsider Buying: Provident Financial plc (PFG) Insider Purchases 18 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 7:38 AM
Provident Financial plc is a growth bargain Id buy and hold for 25 ... - Motley Fool UKProvident Financial plc is a growth bargain I'd buy and hold for 25 ... - Motley Fool UK
www.fool.co.uk - November 14 at 6:45 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from AnalystsProvident Financial plc (PFG) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 8:28 PM
Why I’d buy FTSE 100 turnaround stock Provident Financial plc ahead of Barclays plcWhy I’d buy FTSE 100 turnaround stock Provident Financial plc ahead of Barclays plc
www.msn.com - November 4 at 4:34 PM
Crisis-hit Provident Financial appoints first chief risk officer - sourceCrisis-hit Provident Financial appoints first chief risk officer - source
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 7:40 AM
Provident Financial Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PFG-GB : October 24, 2017Provident Financial Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PFG-GB : October 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 8:27 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 4:32 PM
Andrew C. Fisher Acquires 16 Shares of Provident Financial plc (PFG) StockAndrew C. Fisher Acquires 16 Shares of Provident Financial plc (PFG) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 1:16 PM
Provident Financial Plc: Strong price momentum but will it sustain?Provident Financial Plc: Strong price momentum but will it sustain?
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 6:15 AM
Societe Generale Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Provident Financial plc (PFG)Societe Generale Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Provident Financial plc (PFG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 6:30 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) PT Lowered to GBX 483 at Liberum CapitalProvident Financial plc (PFG) PT Lowered to GBX 483 at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 4:36 PM
Numis Securities Ltd Reiterates Buy Rating for Provident Financial plc (PFG)Numis Securities Ltd Reiterates Buy Rating for Provident Financial plc (PFG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 6:28 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Given Hold Rating at Peel HuntProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Hold Rating at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 2:40 PM
Why I’d buy Provident Financial plc shares after 15% reboundWhy I’d buy Provident Financial plc shares after 15% rebound
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 14 at 6:42 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Receives Buy Rating from Shore CapitalProvident Financial plc (PFG) Receives Buy Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 5:10 PM
Provident scraps 2017 dividend on doorstep issuesProvident scraps 2017 dividend on doorstep issues
www.marketwatch.com - October 13 at 8:00 AM
Provident Financial: CCD Performance Consistent With Recovery Plan - Quick FactsProvident Financial: CCD Performance Consistent With Recovery Plan - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - October 13 at 8:00 AM
Mondi drags on FTSE, Provident Financial sinksMondi drags on FTSE, Provident Financial sinks
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 6:31 AM
Numis Securities Ltd Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Provident Financial plc (PFG)Numis Securities Ltd Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Provident Financial plc (PFG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 9 at 6:19 AM
Should You Buy Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG)?Should You Buy Provident Financial plc (LSE:PFG)?
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 10:37 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsProvident Financial plc (PFG) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 4:40 PM
Why I’d dump this battered turnaround stock to buy Provident Financial plcWhy I’d dump this battered turnaround stock to buy Provident Financial plc
www.fool.co.uk - September 22 at 12:34 PM
Insider Buying: Provident Financial plc (PFG) Insider Acquires 18 Shares of StockInsider Buying: Provident Financial plc (PFG) Insider Acquires 18 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 1:22 PM
UPDATE 2-Miners help Britains FTSE score second monthly gain - ReutersUPDATE 2-Miners help Britain's FTSE score second monthly gain - Reuters
www.reuters.com - September 1 at 7:10 AM
FTSE 100 ends higher as miners get China boost - MarketWatch - MarketWatchFTSE 100 ends higher as miners get China boost - MarketWatch - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - September 1 at 7:09 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 4:44 PM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel HuntProvident Financial plc (PFG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 12:32 PM
Are Provident Financial plc shares seeing a ‘dead cat bounce’?Are Provident Financial plc shares seeing a ‘dead cat bounce’?
www.fool.co.uk - August 28 at 3:53 AM
One Footsie dividend stock I’d buy before Provident Financial plcOne Footsie dividend stock I’d buy before Provident Financial plc
www.fool.co.uk - August 27 at 5:44 AM
Provident Financial Names Chris Gillespie As MD Of Home Credit BusinessProvident Financial Names Chris Gillespie As MD Of Home Credit Business
www.finanznachrichten.de - August 25 at 10:00 AM
Provident Financial brings Chris Gillespie back - MarketWatchProvident Financial brings Chris Gillespie back - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - August 25 at 10:00 AM
FTSE 100 heads for 1.3% weekly gain as Draghi, Yellen prepare to speakFTSE 100 heads for 1.3% weekly gain as Draghi, Yellen prepare to speak
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 10:00 AM
Provident Financial plc slumps 60% on dividend withdrawalProvident Financial plc slumps 60% on dividend withdrawal
www.fool.co.uk - August 23 at 10:18 AM
Media stocks weigh on European shares as WPP sinksMedia stocks weigh on European shares as WPP sinks
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 10:18 AM
Its Not Just Provident, U.K. Dominates List of 2017 Stock BombsIt's Not Just Provident, U.K. Dominates List of 2017 Stock Bombs
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 10:18 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Peel HuntProvident Financial plc (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 6:28 AM
Provident Financial Now Sees Loss In CCD, Withdraws Dividend; CEO ResignsProvident Financial Now Sees Loss In CCD, Withdraws Dividend; CEO Resigns
www.rttnews.com - August 22 at 5:22 AM
Provident Financial Drops Most Ever After CEO Peter Crook QuitsProvident Financial Drops Most Ever After CEO Peter Crook Quits
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 5:22 AM
Provident down 57% after another profit warning; CEO to leaveProvident down 57% after another profit warning; CEO to leave
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 5:22 AM
FTSE 100 led higher by miners as Provident plunges almost 60%FTSE 100 led higher by miners as Provident plunges almost 60%
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 5:22 AM
Provident Financial Plc : Neutral assessment on price but strong on fundamentalsProvident Financial Plc : Neutral assessment on price but strong on fundamentals
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 6:47 AM
Provident Financial Plc : Neutral assessment on price but strong on fundamentalsProvident Financial Plc : Neutral assessment on price but strong on fundamentals
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 6:47 AM
Andrew C. Fisher Buys 8 Shares of Provident Financial plc (PFG) StockAndrew C. Fisher Buys 8 Shares of Provident Financial plc (PFG) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 1:40 PM
ETFs with exposure to Provident Financial Plc : August 14, 2017ETFs with exposure to Provident Financial Plc : August 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 6:10 AM
Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesProvident Financial plc (LON:PFG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 4:40 PM
Provident Financial Plc :PFG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : July 29, 2017Provident Financial Plc :PFG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : July 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 29 at 6:19 AM
Edited Transcript of PFG.L earnings conference call or presentation 25-Jul-17 8:00am GMTEdited Transcript of PFG.L earnings conference call or presentation 25-Jul-17 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 6:21 AM

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