LON:PFG - Provident Financial Stock Price, Price Target & More

GBX 682.80 -13.00 (-1.87 %)
(As of 04/25/2018 02:26 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 695.80
Today's RangeGBX 679 - GBX 700.80
52-Week RangeGBX 426.60 - GBX 3,284
Volume630,263 shs
Average Volume1.31 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.40 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Provident Financial (LON:PFG)

Provident Financial logoProvident 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Credit Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
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 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

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins-34.91%
Return on Equity-63.42%
Return on Assets-13.80%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares148,230,000

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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. Investors of record on Thursday, October 26th will be paid 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 accessed at this link. View Provident Financial's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for PFG?

15 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Provident Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 483 to GBX 2,660. On average, they anticipate Provident Financial's share price to reach GBX 1,240.43 in the next year. 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:
  • Mr. Malcolm J. Le May, Group CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Andrew C. Fisher, Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Greg Cant, Director of Corp. Fin. and Devel.
  • Mr. Steven A. Grigg, Interim Group Chief Information & Technology Officer (Age 69)
  • Mr. Gary Thompson, Head of Investor Relations and Group Financial Controller

Has Provident Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about PFG stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Provident Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 44.92 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 682.80.

How big of a company is Provident Financial?

Provident Financial has a market capitalization of £1.40 billion.

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:  306 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  445 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  751
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Provident Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PFG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PFG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
15 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Provident Financial in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 1,240.43The high price target for PFG is GBX 2,660 and the low price target for PFG is GBX 483. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 1.871.932.002.13
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Rating(s)
11 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
12 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 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)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,240.43GBX 1,414.31GBX 1,453.85GBX 1,596.31

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
4/5/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 740View Rating Details
3/29/2018Berenberg BankDowngradeSellGBX 950 -> GBX 550View Rating Details
3/8/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/28/2018Societe GeneraleDowngradeHoldGBX 1,050View Rating Details
2/27/2018Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 870View Rating Details
2/26/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 483View Rating Details
2/26/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,264View Rating Details
2/22/2018Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetSpeculative BuyGBX 1,435 -> GBX 1,200View Rating Details
1/31/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 584View Rating Details
1/17/2018JPMorgan ChaseReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,200View Rating Details
10/18/2017Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetHoldGBX 915View Rating Details
8/23/2017Deutsche BankDowngradeNeutralView Rating Details
7/26/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,200View Rating Details
6/26/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector PerformerGBX 3,400 -> GBX 2,650View Rating Details
6/22/2017Goldman SachsLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 3,140 -> GBX 2,660View Rating Details
10/14/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/25/2016 forward)

Earnings

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 Trading History for Provident Financial (LON:PFG)

Provident Financial (LON PFG) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
4/17/2018Ken MullenInsiderBuy22GBX 698£153.56
2/26/2018Ken MullenInsiderSell761GBX 596£4,535.56
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

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DateHeadline
Provident Financial (PFG) Price Target Lowered to GBX 3,478 at Jefferies GroupProvident Financial (PFG) Price Target Lowered to GBX 3,478 at Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:28 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Given "Sell" Rating at Liberum CapitalProvident Financial (PFG) Given "Sell" Rating at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 6:56 PM
Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 6:56 PM
Provident Financials (PFG) Buy Rating Reiterated at Shore CapitalProvident Financial's (PFG) Buy Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 6:56 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan ChaseProvident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 6:54 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Shore CapitalProvident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 9:28 AM
Provident Financials (PFG) Hold Rating Reiterated at Peel HuntProvident Financial's (PFG) Hold Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 11:19 AM
Provident Financial (PFG) Insider Ken Mullen Acquires 22 SharesProvident Financial (PFG) Insider Ken Mullen Acquires 22 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 7:34 AM
Societe Generale Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)Societe Generale Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 10:54 PM
Provident Financials (PFG) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Peel HuntProvident Financial's (PFG) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 4:16 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis SecuritiesProvident Financial (PFG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 3:37 PM
Beaufort Securities Reiterates Hold Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)Beaufort Securities Reiterates Hold Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 11:10 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsProvident Financial (PFG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 3:35 PM
U.K. Subprime Provident Sells Out Shares in Equity OfferU.K. Subprime Provident Sells Out Shares in Equity Offer
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 8:39 AM
Liberum Capital Reiterates "Sell" Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)Liberum Capital Reiterates "Sell" Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 7:31 AM
Provident Financial (PFG) Receives Sell Rating from Numis SecuritiesProvident Financial (PFG) Receives Sell Rating from Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 12:33 AM
Shore Capital Reiterates Under Review Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)Shore Capital Reiterates Under Review Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 11:59 PM
Deutsche Bank Downgrades Provident Financial (PFG) to NeutralDeutsche Bank Downgrades Provident Financial (PFG) to Neutral
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 10:19 PM
Barclays Downgrades Provident Financial (PFG) to Equal WeightBarclays Downgrades Provident Financial (PFG) to Equal Weight
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 10:19 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Rating Lowered to Neutral at JPMorgan ChaseProvident Financial (PFG) Rating Lowered to Neutral at JPMorgan Chase
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 10:19 PM
Numis Securities Upgrades Provident Financial (PFG) to BuyNumis Securities Upgrades Provident Financial (PFG) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:46 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Lowered to Neutral at CitigroupProvident Financial (PFG) Lowered to Neutral at Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:12 PM
Provident Financials (PFG) "Sell" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum CapitalProvident Financial's (PFG) "Sell" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 6:58 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Downgraded by Jefferies GroupProvident Financial (PFG) Downgraded by Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 5:18 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Liberum CapitalProvident Financial (PFG) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 3:42 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Rating Lowered to Underweight at BarclaysProvident Financial (PFG) Rating Lowered to Underweight at Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 1:06 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan ChaseProvident Financial (PFG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 11:27 AM
Provident Financial (PFG) Price Target Lowered to GBX 915 at Jefferies GroupProvident Financial (PFG) Price Target Lowered to GBX 915 at Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 7:38 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Receives Neutral Rating from CitigroupProvident Financial (PFG) Receives Neutral Rating from Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 10:46 AM
Should you follow Neil Woodford and buy shares of Provident Financial Group plc?Should you follow Neil Woodford and buy shares of Provident Financial Group plc?
www.fool.co.uk - March 30 at 8:33 AM
Provident Financial (PFG) Lowered to "Sell" at Berenberg BankProvident Financial (PFG) Lowered to "Sell" at Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 10:59 AM
Provident Financials (PFG) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Shore CapitalProvident Financial's (PFG) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 5:28 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Given Hold Rating at Peel HuntProvident Financial (PFG) Given Hold Rating at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 4:26 PM
Why I’d dump Provident Financial plc to buy this FTSE 100 growth stockWhy I’d dump Provident Financial plc to buy this FTSE 100 growth stock
www.fool.co.uk - March 28 at 8:38 AM
Provident Financial (PFG) Receives "Neutral" Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.Provident Financial (PFG) Receives "Neutral" Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 10:23 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Given Underweight Rating at BarclaysProvident Financial (PFG) Given Underweight Rating at Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 12:44 PM
Provident faces shareholder claim: reportProvident faces shareholder claim: report
www.marketwatch.com - March 26 at 8:31 AM
PRESS DIGEST- British Business - March 26PRESS DIGEST- British Business - March 26
finance.yahoo.com - March 26 at 8:31 AM
Provident Financial (PFG) Receives Buy Rating from Numis SecuritiesProvident Financial (PFG) Receives Buy Rating from Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 10:22 PM
Shore Capital Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)Shore Capital Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Provident Financial (PFG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 11:12 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Earns "Hold" Rating from Peel HuntProvident Financial (PFG) Earns "Hold" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 10:40 PM
Provident Financial (PFG) Cut to "Hold" at Societe GeneraleProvident Financial (PFG) Cut to "Hold" at Societe Generale
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 6:13 PM
Edited Transcript of PFG.L earnings conference call or presentation 27-Feb-18 9:30am GMTEdited Transcript of PFG.L earnings conference call or presentation 27-Feb-18 9:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 24 at 8:57 AM
Provident Financial plc and this growth monster could make you stunningly richProvident Financial plc and this growth monster could make you stunningly rich
www.fool.co.uk - March 19 at 8:32 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 - March 18 at 3:27 PM
Why Provident Financial plc isnt the only banking stock Id buy for my ISA - Motley Fool UKWhy Provident Financial plc isn't the only banking stock I'd buy for my ISA - Motley Fool UK
www.fool.co.uk - March 17 at 8:38 AM
Provident Financial plc (PFG) Insider Ken Mullen Sells 761 SharesProvident Financial plc (PFG) Insider Ken Mullen Sells 761 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 3:21 PM
PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Feb 28PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Feb 28
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 8:27 AM
Provident makes FCA deal; to launch rights issueProvident makes FCA deal; to launch rights issue
www.marketwatch.com - February 27 at 8:29 AM
Comcasts Sky bid pushes European media stocks to month highComcast's Sky bid pushes European media stocks to month high
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 8:29 AM

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