PFG.L - Provident Financial plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
667.60
-10.80 (-1.59%)
As of 2:42PM BST. Market open.
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Previous close678.40
Open678.40
Bid667.60 x 25900
Ask668.40 x 44600
Day's range665.60 - 678.40
52-week range312.14 - 2,301.17
Volume292,429
Avg. volume1,545,694
Market cap1.675B
Beta-0.01
PE ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-90.70
Earnings date31 Jul 2018
Forward dividend & yield0.98 (14.59%)
Ex-dividend date2017-10-26
1y target est782.77
  • Why I’d buy super-growth stock IQE plc over Provident Financial plc
    Fool.co.uk15 days ago

    Why I’d buy super-growth stock IQE plc over Provident Financial plc

    Harvey Jones backs momentum multi-bagger IQE plc (LON: IQE) to outpace recovering Provident Financial plc (LON: PFG).

  • Reuters - UK Focus15 days ago

    BUZZ-Provident Financial: returning to normal

    ** Shares of British sub-prime lender +6.7 pct, top of FTSE midcap index ** Co says recovery plans will deliver 2018 results in line with internal plans while its Vanquis bank unit reports profits ahead ...

  • Reuters15 days ago

    Provident Financial says recovery plan on track

    Shares in the company, which have fallen more than 70 percent in the aftermath of a pair of profit warnings last year, were projected to rise as much as 5 percent after opening. Provident, which has been dealing with regulatory investigations into elements of its business, swung into the red last year, prompting the departure of CEO Peter Crook and the suspension of its dividend. Vanquis' new customer bookings fell 28.7 percent to 87,000, but were in line with management plans, the company said, but customer numbers rose 7.8 percent to 1.7 million at the end of the first quarter.

  • Reuters - UK Focus15 days ago

    Provident Financial says recovery plan on track

    British sub-prime lender Provident Financial said on Wednesday its recovery plans would deliver 2018 results in line with internal plans while its Vanquis bank unit reported profits ahead of earlier forecasts. Provident, which has been dealing with regulatory investigations into elements of its business, swung into the red last year, prompting the departure of CEO Peter Crook and the suspension of its dividend. Vanquis' new customer bookings fell 28.7 percent to 87,000, but were in line with management plans, the company said, but customer numbers rose 7.8 percent to 1.7 million at the end of the first quarter.

  • Why I’d shun Provident Financial for this attractive alternative stock
    Fool.co.uk28 days ago

    Why I’d shun Provident Financial for this attractive alternative stock

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  • U.K. Subprime Lender Provident Raises $469 Million in Offering
    Bloomberglast month

    U.K. Subprime Lender Provident Raises $469 Million in Offering

    Provident Financial Plc raised 331 million pounds ($469 million) in a sale of new shares, signaling confidence in Chief Executive Officer Malcolm Le May’s strategy to turn around the U.K.’s oldest subprime ...

  • Should you follow Neil Woodford and buy shares of Provident Financial Group plc?
    Fool.co.uk2 months ago

    Should you follow Neil Woodford and buy shares of Provident Financial Group plc?

    Following hints of a turnaround and an improved financial position, should investors follow Woodford into struggling Provident Financial Group plc (LON: PFG)?

  • Why I’d buy Neil Woodford favourite Provident Financial plc, along with this 5% yielder
    Fool.co.uk2 months ago

    Why I’d buy Neil Woodford favourite Provident Financial plc, along with this 5% yielder

    Provident Financial plc (LON: PFG) looks set on a recovery path, and here's a 5% yielder that could go well with it.

  • Why I’d dump Provident Financial plc to buy this FTSE 100 growth stock
    Fool.co.uk2 months ago

    Why I’d dump Provident Financial plc to buy this FTSE 100 growth stock

    I'd dump Provident Financial plc's (LON: PFG) uncertainty for the steady outlook of this FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) growth champion.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Aberdeen Standard Investments behind Provident Financial lawsuit: source

    Major UK investor Aberdeen Standard Investments (SLA.L) is behind a lawsuit that Provident Financial says it has received over alleged delays in disclosing an investigation into its credit card unit, a source familiar with the matter said. Provident Financial (PFG.L), a sub-prime lender, disclosed the lawsuit last month, without saying who was behind it. On the same day, Provident also said it had halted sales of a repayment plan offered by its credit card unit Vanquis Bank, pending an investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Aberdeen Standard Investments behind Provident Financial lawsuit - source

    Major UK investor Aberdeen Standard Investments is behind a lawsuit that Provident Financial says it has received over alleged delays in disclosing an investigation into its credit card unit, a source familiar with the matter said. Provident Financial (Other OTC: FPLPF - news) , a sub-prime lender, disclosed the lawsuit last month, without saying who was behind it. On the same day, Provident also said it had halted sales of a repayment plan offered by its credit card unit Vanquis Bank, pending an investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    Comcast's Sky bid pushes European media stocks to month high

    M&A activity spiced up a choppy European trading session on Tuesday as Comcast made a surprise counterbid for pay-TV group Sky (SKYB.L), sending its shares soaring. The pan-European STOXX 600 (.STOXX) closed down 0.2 percent at 382.26 points, while U.S. markets dipped after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said data pointed to a strengthening economy, increasing his confidence that inflation would rise. At the European close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) was down 0.06 percent, the S&P 500 (.SPX) lost 0.3.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Comcast's Sky bid pushes European media stocks to month high

    M&A activity spiced up a choppy European trading session on Tuesday as Comcast made a surprise counterbid for pay-TV group Sky, sending its shares soaring. The pan-European STOXX 600 closed down 0.2 percent ...

  • Business As Usual in Subprime
    Bloomberg3 months ago

    Business As Usual in Subprime

    Provident Financial's investors seem happy with more of the same.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Hedge funds caught short by Provident Financial squeeze

    Hedge funds were caught out by a big short in Provident Financial (Other OTC: FPLPF - news) when the British sub-prime lender revealed plans to shore up its balance sheet on Tuesday, triggering a squeeze which drove a near 90 percent spike in its share price. Provident's 331 million pound ($462 million) fully underwritten cash-call was smaller than the 500 million pounds some had expected, catching a number of hedge funds on the hop and potentially exposing them to losses on their trades.

  • Vanquis to pay £169m compensation to 1.2m credit card customers
    Sky News3 months ago

    Vanquis to pay £169m compensation to 1.2m credit card customers

    The owner of credit card lender Vanquis, the troubled doorstep lender Provident Financial (Other OTC: FPLPF - news) , has been fined almost £2m and ordered to repay £169m to customers. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said Vanquis is to hand back interest charged to customers sold an add-on product called Repayment Option Plan (ROP) which was not fully explained. The compensation, the regulator said, covers charges from June 2003 to 31 March 2014 paid by 1.2 million of its 1.7m customers.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    Provident Financial shares soar as capital raising seen as first step to recovery

    The rights issue is the first sign of a long-awaited turnaround in the company which lost 70 percent of its value last year when it swung into the red after two profit warnings, that prompted the departure of CEO Peter Crook and the suspension of its dividend. It has also been under investigation by Britain's financial watchdog. Provident said the rights issue was backed by its two largest shareholders Invesco Asset Management and Woodford Investment Management, and would meet the costs of resolving a probe by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) into its Vanquis Bank unit.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Provident Financial shares soar as capital raising seen as first step to recovery

    Shares in troubled Provident Financial (Other OTC: FPLPF - news) soared by more than 80 percent on Tuesday after the British sub-prime lender announced a 331 million pound ($462 mln) share sale that will increase its capital by more than a third. The rights issue is the first sign of a long-awaited turnaround in the company which lost 70 percent of its value last year when it swung into the red after two profit warnings, that prompted the departure of CEO Peter Crook and the suspension of its dividend. It has also been under investigation by Britain's financial watchdog.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Comcast's Sky bid bolsters FTSE ahead of Fed comments

    Comcast (Swiss: CMCSA.SW - news) 's bid for pay-TV group Sky and strong results from housebuilder Persimmon kept Britain's FTSE 100 in positive territory on Tuesday, as investors awaited the first public comments from Jerome Powell as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Traders will watch closely to see whether Powell continues on the gradual monetary rate path pursued by his predecessor Janet Yellen, or whether he will take a more hawkish approach.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    BUZZ-Provident Financial: Shares spike 75 pct as rights issue smaller than feared

    ** Shares of troubled Provident Financial up 75 pct, biggest boost to FTSE midcap index ** Three traders say a smaller-than-expected rights issue has set off a short-squeeze as hedge funds attempt to cover ...

  • Provident Soars the Most in 29 Years as It Settles With FCA
    Bloomberg3 months ago

    Provident Soars the Most in 29 Years as It Settles With FCA

    Provident Financial Plc settled of one of the regulatory probes that has hobbled the U.K. subprime lender since last summer, driving the shares up the most in almost 29 years.

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