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Current Price 663.77p Bid 665.40p Ask 665.80p Change 0.82%
Last Updated: 19/08/2018 18:51. 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
-7.28

Key Personnel

Malcolm John le May
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Charles Fisher
Finance Director
Patrick Joseph Robert Snowball
Non-Executive Chairman
Robert William Anderson
Non-Executive Director
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
Stuart William Sinclair
Non-Executive Int Chairman

Stock Details

EPIC
PFG
ISIN
GB00B1Z4ST84
Shares in Issue
253,274,025
Market cap
£1,671.61m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
33.33%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
66.67%
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
665.40p
Bid Price
665.40p
Ask Price
665.80p
Volume
452030
Change Today
5.40p
% Change Today
0.82%
Open
662.60p
Previous Close
665.40p
Intraday High
670.40p
Intraday Low
658.00p
52 Week High
1980.00p
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 - 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 Provident Financial to raise £331m as misconduct charges drive deep loss 27 Feb 2018 | 07:43 Major stock markets enjoy positive start to the week 26 Feb 2018 | 16:53 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

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

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 MoneyAM

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 MoneyAM

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

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

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 MoneyAM

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 MoneyAM

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 MoneyAM

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
H1 Dividend
30 Oct 2013
29 Nov 2013
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