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LON:PFGProvident Financial Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 198.90
+2.90 (+1.48 %)
(As of 06/1/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
194.30
Now: GBX 198.90
207.67
50-Day Range
144.20
MA: GBX 170.55
207.80
52-Week Range
126.87
Now: GBX 198.90
542.20
Volume681,818 shs
Average Volume1.31 million shs
Market Capitalization£504.44 million
P/E Ratio6.01
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: 4.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.15 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£589.40 million
Cash FlowGBX 149.38 per share
Book ValueGBX 292.10 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees5,708
Market Cap£504.44 million
Next Earnings Date7/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PFG stock has decreased by 37.8% and is now trading at GBX 198.90. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Provident Financial?

10 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 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Provident Financial.

When is Provident Financial's next earnings date?

Provident Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Provident Financial.

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

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

What price target have analysts set for PFG?

10 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Provident Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 195 to GBX 550. On average, they expect Provident Financial's stock price to reach GBX 364.78 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 83.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Provident Financial.

Has Provident Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about PFG stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Provident Financial earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutProvident Financial.

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 198.90.

How big of a company is Provident Financial?

Provident Financial has a market capitalization of £504.44 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 6/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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