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Provident Financial (PFG)
Sector: Financials
Share Price: 891.00p Change Today: 14.50p  Market Cap: £1,320.72m

PFG Overview

Provident Financial's core business is lending small sums of credit to poorer sections of the UK population. The demerger of its international home credit business was completed in July 2007. It now trades independently as International Personal Finance. In addition, the firm has sold its motor insurance business, Provident Insurance, to a subsidiary of GMAC Insurance Holdings.

1 Day Chart (19-10-2017)

6 Month Chart

PFG Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-12 980.00 194.00 100.40p 13.5 1.1 +12% 77.20p 5.7%
31-Dec-13 1,078.10 182.40 112.00p 14.5 1.2 +12% 85.00p 5.2%
31-Dec-14 1,075.70 224.60 126.50p 19.5 1.5 +13% 98.00p 4.0%
31-Dec-15 1,113.10 273.60 162.60p 20.7 0.7 +28% 120.10p 3.6%
31-Dec-16 1,183.20 343.90 177.50p 16.1 1.8 +9% 134.60p 4.7%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

PFG Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-17 1,191.42 117.08 54.45p 16.4 n/a -69% n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-18 1,168.22 181.43 90.58p 9.8 0.1 +66% 28.38p 3.2%

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PFG Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 18-Oct-2017 17:17 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 18-Oct-2017 11:30 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 16-Oct-2017 17:08 RNS

Latest PFG Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
16-Oct-17 Buy Andrew C Fisher 932.00p 16 £149.12
16-Oct-17 Transfer From Andrew C Fisher 0.000p 4 £0.00
16-Oct-17 Transfer From Ken Mullen 0.000p 4 £0.00

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.


Price Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 891.00p
Change Today 14.50p
% Change 1.65 %
Volume 815,249
19-Oct-17 Close 891.00p
Shares Issued 148.23m
Market Cap £1,320.72m
Year End 31-Dec-16

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 5
Buy 0
Neutral 6
Sell 0
Strong Sell 3
Total 14
Broker recommendations should not be taken as investment advice, and are provided by the authorised brokers listed on this page.

PFG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 18-May-17 27-Oct-16
Paid 23-Jun-17 25-Nov-16
Amount 91.40p 43.20p

Trades for 19-Oct-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
16:53 9,780 @ 880.82p
16:53 9,780 @ 880.82p
16:48 5,764 @ 881.38p
16:48 5,764 @ 881.38p
16:48 6,315 @ 881.39p

PFG Key Personnel

CEO Peter Crook
Finance Director Andrew C Fisher
Chair Manjit Wolstenholme