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Provident Financial

Current Price 445.20p Bid 444.40p Ask 444.60p Change 3.40%
Last Updated: 15/12/2019 23:08. 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 31/12/2018

Turnover
£1,124.40m
Operating Profit
£182.40m
Dividend Yield
4.51
Dividend Per Share
10.00
Dividend Cover
1.33
P/E Ratio
16.72

Key Personnel

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

Stock Details

EPIC
PFG
ISIN
GB00B1Z4ST84
Shares in Issue
253,378,601
Market cap
£1,067.48m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
33.33%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
50.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
16.67%
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
444.60p
Bid Price
444.40p
Ask Price
444.60p
Volume
2554053
Change Today
14.60p
% Change Today
3.40%
Open
443.00p
Previous Close
444.60p
Intraday High
452.50p
Intraday Low
441.00p
52 Week High
665.20p
52 Week Low
348.70p
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

UK stocks open 0.1% lower as Chinese exports fall 09 Dec 2019 | 09:00 Provident Financial appoints Neeraj Kapur as CFO 09 Dec 2019 | 07:35 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 06 Dec 2019 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 11 Nov 2019 | 11:20 Provident Financial reports 'good momentum' in new customer volumes keeps Q3 trading in line 07 Nov 2019 | 07:50 Broker Forecast - Canaccord Genuity issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 23 Sep 2019 | 08:00 Director Deals - Provident Financial PLC (PFG) 09 Aug 2019 | 17:20 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 07 Aug 2019 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 30 Jul 2019 | 13:20 Provident spends £23.6m on defence against takeover 30 Jul 2019 | 07:46 Director Deals - Provident Financial PLC (PFG) 27 Jun 2019 | 15:40 Director Deals - Provident Financial PLC (PFG) 25 Jun 2019 | 11:25 Director Deals - Provident Financial PLC (PFG) 24 Jun 2019 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Canaccord Genuity issues a broker note on Provident Financial PLC 13 Jun 2019 | 08:40 Director Deals - Provident Financial PLC (PFG) 11 Jun 2019 | 10:45 Director Deals - Provident Financial PLC (PFG) 06 Jun 2019 | 12:30 Poor US jobs data helps puts squeeze back on market 05 Jun 2019 | 16:38 FTSE recovery has firmer foundations with Barratt top riser 05 Jun 2019 | 12:03 Non-Standard Financial files request to competition regulator for Provident Financial bid 29 May 2019 | 09:39 M&G to vote against Non-Standard Financial bid for Provident Financial 28 May 2019 | 07:27 UK stocks track sideways; Ryanair descends 20 May 2019 | 09:02 Provident Financial investor Schroders urges others to reject Non-Standard Financial bid 20 May 2019 | 07:12 War of words over Non-Standard Finance bid for Provident continues 10 May 2019 | 07:16 Provident Financial shareholder Schroders to reject Non-Standard Finance bid 08 May 2019 | 07:23 Provident Financial issues clarification of performance targets 07 May 2019 | 07:14 Provident Financial grows customer numbers, says impairment growth stable 03 May 2019 | 07:20 Provident Financial lobs more criticism of Non-Standard Financial takeover bid 01 May 2019 | 07:47 Non-Standard Financial hits back at Provident Financial criticism of its hostile bid 16 Apr 2019 | 14:41 Provident Financial chairman urges shareholders to reject 'dreadful' NSF bid 16 Apr 2019 | 07:18 FTSE 100 wakes up by midday to trade 0.4% higher 12 Apr 2019 | 12:30

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
24.6
30.9
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
126.2
150.6
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
471.8
430.5
Total Non-Current Assets
622.6
612.0
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
49.6
44.0
Cash & Receivables
387.9
282.9
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
1,861.1
2,027.0
Total Assets
2,921.2
2,965.9

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
558.7
622.9
Long Term Liabilities
1,666.4
1,807.9
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
2,225.1
2,430.8

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
696.1
535.1

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
52.5
30.7
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
78.3
218.0
Share Premium Account
273.2
273.0
Other Equity
292.1
13.4
Total Equity
696.1
535.1

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
-39.7
-56.7
Cashflow Before Financing
-50.9
-123.6
Increase / Decrease in Cash
101.1
61.2

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
1,124.4
1,196.3
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
182.4
-123.0
Pre-Tax Profit
90.7
-123.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
60.3
-134.4

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
15 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
H2 Dividend
23 May 2019
21 Jun 2019
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
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