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Provident Financial

Current Price 497.80p Bid 497.60p Ask 498.00p Change 1.92%
Last Updated: 18/02/2019 11:57. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Provident Financial plc is the leading provider of credit products to those consumers who are not well served by mainstream lenders. The group serves 2.5 million customers and its operations consist of Vanquis Bank, the Consumer Credit Division (CCD) comprising Provident and Satsuma, and Moneybarn.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2017

Turnover
£1,196.30m
Operating Profit
£-123.00m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
0.00
Dividend Cover
0.00
P/E Ratio
-5.39

Key Personnel

Malcolm John le May
Chief Executive Officer
Simon George Thomas
Chief Financial Officer
Patrick Joseph Robert Snowball
Non-Executive Chairman
Andrea Margaret Blance
Non-Executive Director
John Coleman Straw
Non-Executive Director
Angela Ann Knight
Non-Executive Director
Paul William Hewitt
Non-Executive Director
Elizabeth Grace Chambers
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
PFG
ISIN
GB00B1Z4ST84
Shares in Issue
253,284,814
Market cap
£1,237.04m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
20.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
80.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
497.80p
Bid Price
497.60p
Ask Price
498.00p
Volume
160412
Change Today
9.40p
% Change Today
1.92%
Open
486.50p
Previous Close
488.40p
Intraday High
500.20p
Intraday Low
481.09p
52 Week High
1100.00p
52 Week Low
484.10p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Provident Financial Intra-day Chart

Provident Financial News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 17 Jan 2019 | 13:00 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 16 Jan 2019 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 16 Jan 2019 | 09:10 FTSE rises on Chinese economic stimulus pledge 15 Jan 2019 | 16:49 Markets nervy ahead of Brexit vote 15 Jan 2019 | 12:03 UK stocks open 0.4% higher ahead of key Brexit vote 15 Jan 2019 | 08:52 Provident Financial expects profits at lower end of market expectations 15 Jan 2019 | 07:16 Provident Financial consumer credit unit gets regulatory approval 09 Nov 2018 | 14:50 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 22 Oct 2018 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 22 Oct 2018 | 09:40 Provident Financial feels more pain in home credit unit 19 Oct 2018 | 07:17 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 22 Aug 2018 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 13 Aug 2018 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 10 Aug 2018 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 01 Aug 2018 | 10:30 Provident Financial profit down 53% after home credit woes 31 Jul 2018 | 07:11 Director Deals - Provident Financial PLC (PFG) 08 Jun 2018 | 15:05 Director Deals - Provident Financial PLC (PFG) 05 Jun 2018 | 11:55 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 31 May 2018 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 22 May 2018 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 10 May 2018 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 09 May 2018 | 12:20 Provident Financial reports strong start to 2018 09 May 2018 | 07:26 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 26 Apr 2018 | 10:00 Provident Financial completes £300m share issue 10 Apr 2018 | 07:16 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 05 Apr 2018 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 29 Mar 2018 | 10:50 Director Deals - Provident Financial PLC (PFG) 27 Mar 2018 | 16:55 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 01 Mar 2018 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 28 Feb 2018 | 15:00

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
30.9
30.3
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
150.6
149.3
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
430.5
380.0
Total Non-Current Assets
612.0
559.6
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
44.0
36.1
Cash & Receivables
282.9
223.7
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
2,027.0
2,007.2
Total Assets
2,965.9
2,826.6

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
622.9
491.0
Long Term Liabilities
1,807.9
1,545.5
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
2,430.8
2,036.5

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
535.1
790.1

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
30.7
30.6
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
218.0
462.5
Share Premium Account
273.0
272.7
Other Equity
13.4
24.3
Total Equity
535.1
790.1

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
-56.7
11.7
Cashflow Before Financing
-123.6
1.1
Increase / Decrease in Cash
61.2
79.3

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
1,196.3
1,183.2
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
-123.0
343.9
Pre-Tax Profit
-123.0
343.9
Profit / Loss for the Year
-134.4
262.9

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Dividend withdrawn
26 Oct 2017
30 Nov 2017
H2 Dividend
18 May 2017
23 Jun 2017
H1 Dividend
27 Oct 2016
25 Nov 2016
H2 Dividend
19 May 2016
24 Jun 2016
H1 Dividend
29 Oct 2015
27 Nov 2015
H2 Dividend
21 May 2015
19 Jun 2015
H1 Dividend
30 Oct 2014
28 Nov 2014
H2 Dividend
21 May 2014
20 Jun 2014
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