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Provident Financial Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 222
-5.00 (-2.20 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 222
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 202.26
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 222
Volume3.92 million shs
Average Volume1.42 million shs
Market Capitalization£563.03 million
P/E Ratio15.42
Dividend Yield9.87%
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: 3.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.95 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Credit Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£459.60 million
Cash FlowGBX 409.22 per share
Book ValueGBX 295 per share



Market Cap£563.03 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
GBX 222
-5.00 (-2.20 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Provident Financial's stock been impacted by 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 shares have decreased by 30.6% and is now trading at GBX 222.
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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 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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How were Provident Financial's earnings last quarter?

Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 26th. The company reported ($10.10) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($21.80) by $11.70.
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How often does Provident Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Provident Financial?

Provident Financial declared a dividend on Thursday, February 27th. Shareholders 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 of this dividend is Thursday, April 2nd. This is an increase from Provident Financial's previous dividend of GBX 9. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for PFG?

9 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Provident Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 195 to GBX 550. On average, they anticipate Provident Financial's stock price to reach GBX 324.44 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 46.1% from the stock's current price.
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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), Berkeley Group (BKG), Melrose Industries (MRO), Aberdeen Asset Management (ADN), Ashtead Group (AHT), HSBC (HSBA), Aviva (AV), AstraZeneca (AZN), Barclays (BARC) and Capita (CPI).

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 222.

How big of a company is Provident Financial?

Provident Financial has a market capitalization of £563.03 million and generates £459.60 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 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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