Provident Financial Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:PFG)

GBX 656.60 -0.40 (-0.06 %)
(As of 02/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 656.60
Today's RangeGBX 653.80 - GBX 676
52-Week RangeGBX 426.60 - GBX 3,284
Volume754,788 shs
Average Volume902,640 shs
Market Capitalization£973.30 million
P/E Ratio465.67
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Provident Financial (LON:PFG)

Provident Financial 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Consumer Lending
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancials
SymbolLON:PFG
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-1274-351351

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio465.673758865248
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

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

Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Provident Financial's stock symbol?

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

How often does Provident Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Provident Financial?

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

Where is Provident Financial's stock going? Where will Provident Financial's stock price be in 2018?

15 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Provident Financial's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 479 to GBX 2,660. On average, they expect Provident Financial's stock price to reach GBX 1,433.23 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Provident Financial.

Who are some of Provident Financial's key competitors?

Who are Provident Financial's key executives?

Provident Financial's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Malcolm J. Le May, Interim Executive Chairman of the Board, Group Chief Executive Officer (Age 59)
  • 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
  • Peter Crook, Executive Director (Age 53)
  • Stuart Sinclair, Senior Independent Director (Age 64)
  • Robert William Anderson, Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 58)
  • Andrea Blance, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • John Straw, Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 57)

How do I buy Provident Financial stock?

Shares of Provident Financial 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 Provident Financial stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 656.60.

How big of a company is Provident Financial?

Provident Financial has a market capitalization of £973.30 million.

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  292 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  431 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  723
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Provident Financial 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

Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.072.002.132.25
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s)
11 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
11 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
9 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
10 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,433.23GBX 1,453.85GBX 1,596.31GBX 2,564.75

Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Provident Financial (LON:PFG)

Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/22/2018Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetSpeculative BuyGBX 1,435 -> GBX 1,200View Rating Details
2/14/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingTop PickView Rating Details
2/2/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 870View Rating Details
2/2/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/31/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 584View Rating Details
1/29/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 479View Rating Details
1/17/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,200View Rating Details
12/6/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
10/18/2017Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetHoldGBX 915View Rating Details
10/16/2017Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,300View Rating Details
8/23/2017Deutsche BankDowngradeNeutralView 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
6/22/2017Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 3,140 -> GBX 2,660View Rating Details
10/14/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2016 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Provident Financial (LON:PFG)


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Estimates

Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Dividend History by Quarter

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

Provident Financial (LON PFG) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

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

Provident Financial (LON PFG) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/14/2018Ken MullenInsiderBuy22GBX 702£154.44
12/14/2017Ken MullenInsiderBuy19GBX 809£153.71
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

Provident Financial (LON PFG) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Provident Financial (PFG) Given New GBX 1,200 Price Target at Canaccord GenuityProvident Financial (PFG) Given New GBX 1,200 Price Target at Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 22 at 1:56 PM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 3:34 PM
What You Must Know About Provident Financial plc’s (LON:PFG) Major InvestorsWhat You Must Know About Provident Financial plc’s (LON:PFG) Major Investors
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 5:12 PM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Insider Ken Mullen Buys 22 SharesProvident Financial plc (PFG) Insider Ken Mullen Buys 22 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 16 at 9:20 AM
Provident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Numis SecuritiesProvident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 14 at 5:28 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Shore CapitalProvident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 3 at 9:52 PM
Provident Financial to name Malcolm Le ‎May as new CEO - Sky NewsProvident Financial to name Malcolm Le ‎May as new CEO - Sky News
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 9:51 AM
UK lender Provident Financial appoints acting chairman as CEOUK lender Provident Financial appoints acting chairman as CEO
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 9:51 AM
Provident Financial (PFG) Receives "Hold" Rating from Peel HuntProvident Financial (PFG) Receives "Hold" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 2 at 9:08 AM
Liberum Capital Reiterates Sell Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)Liberum Capital Reiterates Sell Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 29 at 5:00 PM
Provident Financial former execs sue lender over "unfair dismissal" - The TimesProvident Financial former execs sue lender over "unfair dismissal" - The Times
finance.yahoo.com - January 29 at 10:02 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 27 at 3:22 PM
Why I’d buy Neil Woodford favourite Provident Financial plc todayWhy I’d buy Neil Woodford favourite Provident Financial plc today
www.fool.co.uk - January 26 at 3:49 PM
Can you triple your money with Provident Financial plc in 2018?Can you triple your money with Provident Financial plc in 2018?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 10:21 AM
Provident Financial Share ChatProvident Financial Share Chat
www.lse.co.uk - January 18 at 4:06 PM
If You Bought Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) Today, There May Be An UpsideIf You Bought Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) Today, There May Be An Upside
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 10:14 AM
Why Provident Financial plc could be flashing a warning for 2018Why Provident Financial plc could be flashing a warning for 2018
www.fool.co.uk - January 16 at 10:20 AM
Provident Financial lays blame at doorstep as divisional losses riseProvident Financial lays blame at doorstep as divisional losses rise
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 10:20 AM
Provident Financial (PFG) Earns "Buy" Rating from Numis SecuritiesProvident Financial (PFG) Earns "Buy" Rating from Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 15 at 7:42 AM
Provident Financial (PFG) Earns Speculative Buy Rating from Canaccord GenuityProvident Financial (PFG) Earns Speculative Buy Rating from Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 3 at 6:04 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 2 at 5:40 PM
Is Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) Undervalued?Is Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) Undervalued?
finance.yahoo.com - January 2 at 10:12 AM
Provident Financial Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PFG-GB : December 22, 2017Provident Financial Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PFG-GB : December 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 22 at 10:30 AM
Should You Be Concerned About Provident Financial plc’s (LON:PFG) -19.3% Earnings Decline?Should You Be Concerned About Provident Financial plc’s (LON:PFG) -19.3% Earnings Decline?
finance.yahoo.com - December 18 at 10:45 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Insider Buys £153.71 in StockProvident Financial plc (PFG) Insider Buys £153.71 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 15 at 11:22 AM
Provident Financials (PFG) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Numis SecuritiesProvident Financial's (PFG) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 8:07 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Rating Lowered to Hold at Shore CapitalProvident Financial (PFG) Rating Lowered to Hold at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 7:22 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & CoProvident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 9:42 AM
Provident Financial (PFG) Earns Neutral Rating from CitigroupProvident Financial (PFG) Earns Neutral Rating from Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 9:40 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesProvident Financial plc (PFG) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 8 at 8:14 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Liberum CapitalProvident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 6 at 12:26 AM
FCA probes Provident car finance arm MoneybarnFCA probes Provident car finance arm Moneybarn
www.marketwatch.com - December 5 at 12:03 PM
Provident Financial To Work With FCA In Investigation Into MoneybarnProvident Financial To Work With FCA In Investigation Into Moneybarn
www.nasdaq.com - December 5 at 12:03 PM
Provident Plunges as FCA Starts Probe Into Car Finance ArmProvident Plunges as FCA Starts Probe Into Car Finance Arm
www.bloomberg.com - December 5 at 12:03 PM
Provident hit again as UK regulator opens new probeProvident hit again as UK regulator opens new probe
finance.yahoo.com - December 5 at 12:03 PM
European shares slip in cyclical-defensive tug of warEuropean shares slip in cyclical-defensive tug of war
finance.yahoo.com - December 5 at 12:03 PM
Why I’d buy more of this small-cap stock over Provident Financial plcWhy I’d buy more of this small-cap stock over Provident Financial plc
www.msn.com - November 28 at 10:35 AM
Is Provident Financial plc’s (LSE:PFG) 28.06% ROE Good Enough Compared To Its Industry?Is Provident Financial plc’s (LSE:PFG) 28.06% ROE Good Enough Compared To Its Industry?
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 10:35 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Liberum CapitalProvident Financial plc (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 4:46 PM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Given Hold Rating at Peel HuntProvident Financial plc (PFG) Given Hold Rating at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 11:58 AM
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

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