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Provident Financial plc

PFG.L

Latest Trade

433.00GBp

Change

-6.30(-1.43%)

Volume

332,106

Today's Range

432.10

 - 

448.20

52 Week Range

348.70

 - 

665.20

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
439.30
Open
437.70
Volume
332,106
3M AVG Volume
17.56
Today's High
448.20
Today's Low
432.10
52 Week High
665.20
52 Week Low
348.70
Shares Out (MIL)
253.38
Market Cap (MIL)
1,113.09
Forward P/E
9.38
Dividend (Yield %)
--

Next Event

Full Year 2019 Provident Financial PLC Earnings Release

Latest Developments

More

Coltrane Asset Management Discloses 8.44% Stake As Of Nov 5 Versus Prior Stake Of 7.17% In Provident Financial - Filing

Provident Financial Sees Lower Q4 Vanquis Bank Customer Numbers, Cuts Jobs

Link Fund Solutions Discloses 9.02% As Of Oct. 22 In Provident Financial - Filing

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About Provident Financial plc

Provident 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

Consumer Financial Services

Contact Info

No. 1 Godwin Street

+44.1274.351351

https://www.providentfinancial.com/

Executive Leadership

Patrick Joseph Robert Snowball

Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Malcolm J. Le May

Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Simon George Thomas

Chief Financial Officer, Director

Charley Davies

General Counsel, Company Secretary

Robert East

Non-Executive Director

Key Stats

2.50 mean rating - 10 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2016

1.2K

2017

1.2K

2018

1.1K

2019(E)

1.1K
EPS (GBp)

2016

128.558

2017

108.510

2018

46.500

2019(E)

46.841
Price To Earnings (TTM)
19.00
Price To Sales (TTM)
1.03
Price To Book (MRQ)
1.64
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
12.55
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
320.88
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
251.08
Return on Investment (TTM)
2.45
Return on Equity (TTM)
1.96

Latest News

Latest News

UK's NSF warns on profit, cuts medium-term loan book growth targets

British lender Non-Standard Finance warned on annual profits and slashed its medium-term targets for loan book growth, highlighting its struggles to make it alone after its failed bid for larger rival Provident Financial.

Provident's home-credit customer additions grow, overall base still falling

Sub-prime lender Provident Financial on Thursday reported a 6% growth in the number of new and returning customers at its home credit unit in the third quarter, but said overall customer numbers were still falling.

Provident Financial to return troubled home credit arm to growth in 2020

Provident Financial's <PFG.L> boss aims to return its troubled home credit unit to profit in the second half of 2020 as the more than century-old lender also moves past a costly and unsolicited takeover attempt by its smaller rival.

Provident Financial reports in-line adjusted profit

Sub-prime lender Provident Financial on Tuesday reported adjusted first-half profit in line with its own estimates, as it works on reviving its battered home credit business.

Provident Financial plans return of doorstep lending bonuses from August - memo

Provident Financial Group is planning to revamp how it measures the performance of its doorstep lending staff, with a view to resuming controversial bonus payments linked to loans issued to subprime borrowers.

BUZZ-Provident Financial: Slips as Jefferies cuts PT

** Shares of Provident Financial down 0.37% after Jefferies cuts price target

Provident Financial buoyed by collapse of hostile bid

Provident Financial's shares jumped on Wednesday after the collapse of a hostile takeover bid for the doorstep lender by rival Non-Standard Finance.

BUZZ-Provident tops FTSE 250 gainers as NSF drops hostile takeover bid

** Shares of British sub-prime lender Provident Financial jump over 9% after rival Non-Standard Finance drops hostile takeover bid

Provident Financial buoyed by collapse of NSF hostile bid

Provident Financial's board welcomed the collapse of a hostile takeover bid for the doorstep lender by sector rival Non-Standard Finance, which sent its shares higher on Wednesday.

British subprime lender NSF drops bid for rival Provident Financial

British subprime lender Non-Standard Finance PLC is dropping its hostile 1.3 billion pound ($1.65 billion) bid for rival Provident Financial PLC, NSF said on Tuesday.

REFILE-Brtish subprime lender NSF drops bid for rival Provident Financial

British subprime lender Non-Standard Finance (NSF) is dropping its hostile 1.3 billion pound ($1.65 billion) bid for rival Provident Financial, the company said on Tuesday.

Provident Financial investor Janus Henderson to reject NSF's bid

Lender Provident Financial said shareholder Janus Henderson Investors does not plan to accept the hostile takeover bid for Provident by Non-Standard Finance , adding that more than one-fifth of its shareholders hold the same position.

UK watchdog probes NSF's hostile $1.6 billion bid for rival Provident

British doorstep lender Non-Standard Finance (NSF) faced a fresh hurdle in its hostile 1.3 billion pound ($1.6 billion)bid for rival Provident Financial on Wednesday as the UK competition watchdog raised questions over the proposed deal.

UK competition watchdog says examining NSF-Provident merger

Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday it was considering whether Non-Standard Finance's (NSF) hostile takeover of rival Provident Financial would result in a substantial lessening of competition.

Non-Standard Finance ploughs ahead with Provident hostile bid

Non-Standard Finance Plc on Wednesday ploughed ahead with its 1.3 billion pound hostile takeover of Provident Financial, even though the subprime lender failed to win the backing of some of its larger rival's investors.

NSF expects to win over Britain's competition watchdog on Provident bid

Non-Standard Finance Plc said on Monday it expected to reach an agreement to address concerns raised by Britain's competition watchdog during the first phase of the review process of its proposed hostile takeover of Provident Financial Plc.

NSF expects to win over Britain's competition watchdog on Provident bid

Non-Standard Finance Plc said on Monday it expected to reach an agreement to address concerns raised by Britain's competition watchdog during the first phase of the review process of its proposed hostile takeover of Provident Financial Plc.

Provident says NSF offer still way short of investor backing

UK sub-prime lender Provident Financial said on Friday that 96 percent of the shares held by its independent shareholders have yet to be signed up to a hostile takeover offer from Non-Standard Finance (NSF), just days before a final deadline for the deal.

Provident Financial investor Schroders to snub NSF bid

Provident Financial Plc's third-biggest shareholder British asset manager Schroders Plc said on Wednesday it would not accept Non-Standard Finance Plc's hostile takeover bid for the subprime lender.

BRIEF-Provident Financial Says Schroders Says In Letter It Would Not Be Accepting NSF's Offer For PFG

* PUBLISHES LETTER SENT BY SCHRODERS TO CO'S CHAIRMAN ON TUESDAY REGARDING NSF'S UNSOLICITED OFFER

Quote and financial data from Refinitiv. Fund performance data provided by Lipper. All quotes delayed a minimum of 15 minutes.

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