PFG.L - Provident Financial plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
902.00
-13.00 (-1.42%)
At close: 5:11PM GMT
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Previous close915.00
Open916.00
Bid750.00 x 25900
Ask940.00 x 44600
Day's range898.00 - 922.00
52-week range426.60 - 3,284.00
Volume602,204
Avg. volume2,325,868
Market cap1.31B
Beta0.52
PE ratio (TTM)6.40
EPS (TTM)141.00
Earnings dateN/A
Forward dividend & yield1.13 (10.98%)
Ex-dividend date2017-10-26
1y target est963.50
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  • Why I’d buy this hot growth stock over Provident Financial plc
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    Why I’d buy this hot growth stock over Provident Financial plc

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  • Provident Financial plc is a growth bargain I’d buy and hold for 25 years
    Fool.co.uk8 days ago

    Provident Financial plc is a growth bargain I’d buy and hold for 25 years

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  • Reuters - UK Focus12 days ago

    Short seller Kerrisdale targets Woodford-backed Prothena

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  • Why I’d buy this turnaround stock ahead of Provident Financial plc
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  • Why I’d buy FTSE 100 turnaround stock Provident Financial plc ahead of Barclays plc
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    Why I’d buy FTSE 100 turnaround stock Provident Financial plc ahead of Barclays plc

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  • Reuters20 days ago

    Crisis-hit Provident Financial appoints first chief risk officer - source

    The company, which gives loans to people who do not meet the lending criteria of mainstream banks, has been unable to recruit 2,500 employees to replace its 5,000 agents, leading to uncollected debt, a sales slump and the departure of its chief executive. Hunkin has been chief risk officer at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) Williams & Glyn unit since August 2014 and held the same position at Northern Rock between 2008 and 2011, according to his LinkedIn page. Hunkin states on his LinkedIn page that he will be Provident's interim group chief risk officer effective Nov. 6.

  • Reuters - UK Focus20 days ago

    Crisis-hit Provident Financial appoints first chief risk officer- source

    Crisis-hit British subprime lender Provident Financial has appointed former Northern Rock executive, Rick Hunkin, as its chief risk officer, a source with knowledge of the matter said. Provident has run ...

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    British debt collector Cabot launches 1 bln stg London IPO

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  • Reuterslast month

    FTSE retreats from record as pound, GKN weigh

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    Britain's FTSE retreats from record as pound, GKN weigh

    Britain's major share index ended Friday within touching distance of the previous session's record close, boosted by a late rally in mining stocks but dragged down by gains in the pound and a profit warning ...

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    Why I’d buy Provident Financial plc shares after 15% rebound

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  • Reuterslast month

    British debt collector Cabot to launch 1 bln stg IPO next week - source

    Cabot Credit Management, Britain's biggest debt collector, is set to launch a 1 billion pound (1.00 billion pounds)stock market float next week after a delay last month to revamp its board, a person familiar with the matter said. The firm had hoped to announce its intention to float in September, but postponed it after Peter Crook, the former chief executive of Provident Financial (PFG.L), stepped down from its board. Cabot had planned to appoint Crook as its chairman in preparation for the London listing, the person said.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    British debt collector Cabot to launch 1 bln stg IPO next week - source

    Cabot Credit Management, Britain's biggest debt collector, is set to launch a 1 billion pound stock market float next week after a delay last month to revamp its board, a person familiar with the matter ...

  • Reuterslast month

    Provident tries to revive home credit unit as annual loss looms

    Provident's shares jumped 18.5 percent on Friday after it said it would move from two UK home credit divisions to four units, employing more regional managers and at least 300 part-time staff who used to work as self-employed agents. Provident has run into trouble after trying to reorganise its door-to-door lending business by ending its model of using self-employed agents as debt collectors and replacing them with directly employed staff. The company, which gives loans to people who do not meet lending criteria of mainstream banks, has been unable to recruit 2,500 employees to replace its 5,000 agents, leading to uncollected debt, a sales slump and the departure of its chief executive.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Provident tries to revive home credit unit as annual loss looms

    Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 13 (Reuters) - British subprime lender Provident Financial Plc set out a recovery plan for its home credit business, which is set to post a 2017 loss of up to 120 million pounds ($159 million) as it grapples with a staff shortage. Provident's shares jumped 18.5 percent on Friday after it said it would move from two UK home credit divisions to four units, employing more regional managers and at least 300 part-time staff who used to work as self-employed agents. Provident has run into trouble after trying to reorganise its door-to-door lending business by ending its model of using self-employed agents as debt collectors and replacing them with directly employed staff.

  • Reuterslast month

    Bayer's gains help European shares hit four-month high

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  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Britain's FTSE retreats from record, Provident Financial soars

    LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 13 (Reuters) - Britain's major share index retreated on Friday, weighed down by engineering group GKN after a profit warning, while Provident Financial soared after the embattled sub-prime lender gave an encouraging trading update. The FTSE 100 was down 0.5 percent by 0825 GMT, fresh from the record close it managed in the previous session on the back of a dip in sterling caused by a stalemate in Brexit talks.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Bayer, earnings updates help European shares hit 4-month high

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  • Reuterslast month

    Mondi drags on FTSE, Provident Financial sinks

    British shares ended the session slightly down on Wednesday after results from paper and packaging firm Mondi disappointed and sub-prime lender Provident Financial sank after a downgrade from Barclays. The FTSE 100 (.FTSE) closed down 0.06 percent at 7,533.81 points with financials and materials firms being the biggest drags on the index. The FTSE has moved a long way already and it looks quite toppy," said Rory McPherson, head of investment strategy at Psigma Investment Management.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Mondi drags on Britain's FTSE, Provident Financial sinks

    British shares ended the session slightly down on Wednesday after results from paper and packaging firm Mondi disappointed and sub-prime lender Provident Financial sank after a downgrade from Barclays. ...

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    BUZZ-Provident Financial: bottom of FTSE 250 after Barclays downgrades

    ** British subprime lender Provident Financial down c8 pct after Barclays downgrades to "underweight" ahead of Q3 update on Oct 13 ** Barclays cautious on the shares given its lack of confidence ...

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Energy stocks weigh on Britain's FTSE as May attacks "rip-off" prices

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