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Provident Financial

Current Price 659.67p Bid 656.60p Ask 657.20p Change -0.06%
Last Updated: 24/02/2018 15:43. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

A leading international company providing home credit, a credit card product, car finance and motor insurance.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2016

Turnover
£1,183.20m
Operating Profit
£343.90m
Dividend Yield
20.09
Dividend Per Share
134.60
Dividend Cover
1.35
P/E Ratio
3.69

Key Personnel

Andrew Charles Fisher
Finance Director
Malcolm John le May
Int Executive Chairman
Robert William Anderson
Non-Executive Director
Stuart William Sinclair
Non-Executive Director
Andrea Margaret Blance
Non-Executive Director
John Coleman Straw
Non-Executive Director
David Valentine James Sear
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
PFG
ISIN
GB00B1Z4ST84
Shares in Issue
148,233,503
Market cap
£993.16m

Analyst Views (7)

Strong Buy
 
14.29%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
57.14%
Sell
 
14.29%
Strong Sell
 
14.29%
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
656.60p
Bid Price
656.60p
Ask Price
657.20p
Volume
754788
Change Today
-0.40p
% Change Today
-0.06%
Open
658.80p
Previous Close
656.60p
Intraday High
676.00p
Intraday Low
653.80p
52 Week High
3284.00p
52 Week Low
426.60p
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 MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 02 Feb 2018 | 13:20 Provident Financial appoints Malcolm Le May as chief executive 02 Feb 2018 | 07:35 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 18 Jan 2018 | 14:40 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 17 Jan 2018 | 11:50 Weak commodity prices and BP's $1.7bn hit drag on FTSE 16 Jan 2018 | 16:48 Pound falls as UK inflation data fails to impress 16 Jan 2018 | 12:00 Provident Financial to book £120m credit division loss 16 Jan 2018 | 07:25 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 15 Jan 2018 | 16:10 Miners tumble as commodity prices fall 05 Dec 2017 | 16:54 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 05 Dec 2017 | 12:50 Pound drops on failure to progress Brexit talks 05 Dec 2017 | 11:44 Provident Financial faces regulator probe 05 Dec 2017 | 09:06 Provident Financial appoints new director 28 Nov 2017 | 09:45 Weaker housebuilders halt FTSE's advance 24 Nov 2017 | 16:57 FTSE flat on weak utilities 24 Nov 2017 | 11:56 Provident Financial executive chairman dies 24 Nov 2017 | 07:09 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 18 Oct 2017 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 16 Oct 2017 | 11:50 FTSE falls as utility firms lose their spark 13 Oct 2017 | 16:49 FTSE 100 struggles as pound rebounds 13 Oct 2017 | 11:55 Provident Financial to book credit arm hit 13 Oct 2017 | 07:11 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 12 Oct 2017 | 11:30 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 11 Oct 2017 | 12:20 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 09 Oct 2017 | 10:40 Stocks climb higher by the close 11 Sep 2017 | 16:35 Petra slumps as Provident rallies 11 Sep 2017 | 11:56 FTSE UK Index Quarterly Review September 2017 01 Sep 2017 | 12:42 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 31 Aug 2017 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 30 Aug 2017 | 12:30 Yellen speech hurts dollar and weighs on FTSE 25 Aug 2017 | 16:39

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Tangible Assets
30.3
29.5
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
149.3
156.4
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
380.0
280.3
Total Non-Current Assets
559.6
466.2
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
36.1
32.4
Cash & Receivables
223.7
153.4
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
2,007.2
1,816.2
Total Assets
2,826.6
2,468.2

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Short Term Liabilities
491.0
402.2
Long Term Liabilities
1,545.5
1,358.3
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
2,036.5
1,760.5

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Net Assets
790.1
707.7

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Share Capital
30.6
30.5
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
462.5
370.9
Share Premium Account
272.7
270.7
Other Equity
24.3
35.6
Total Equity
790.1
707.7

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Cashflow from Operating Activities
11.7
81.5
Cashflow Before Financing
1.1
55.9
Increase / Decrease in Cash
79.3
-1.4

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Turnover
1,183.2
1,113.1
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
343.9
353.6
Pre-Tax Profit
343.9
273.6
Profit / Loss for the Year
262.9
218.2

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
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
H1 Dividend
30 Oct 2013
29 Nov 2013
H2 Dividend
22 May 2013
21 Jun 2013
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