Provident Financial PLC (PFG.L)

PFG.L on London Stock Exchange

21 Aug 2019
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Provident Financial plc is a United Kingdom-based non-standard lender. The Company's divisions include Vanquis Bank Limited (Vanquis Bank), Consumer Credit Division (CCD) and Moneybarn. Its segments include Vanquis Bank, CCD, Moneybarn and Central. The Company serves non-standard credit customers with a range of products from... (more)


Beta: 0.81
Market Cap(Mil.): £1,259.94
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 148.23
Dividend: 43.20
Yield (%): --


  PFG.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 6.03 28.03 19.25
EPS (TTM): 1.41 -- --
ROI: 9.35 2.14 0.44
ROE: 28.06 10.52 15.61

Lender NSF posts bigger loss as costs of failed M&A pile up

Aug 20 Doorstep lender Non-Standard Finance posted a massive first-half loss on Tuesday, partly due to costs related to its failed takeover attempt of larger rival Provident Financial, while a strong market demand led to a jump in adjusted earnings.

20 Aug 2019

UPDATE 2-Provident Financial to return troubled home credit arm to growth in 2020

* FCA probe into unit nearly complete (Adds CEO comments from call, share move, analyst comment)

30 Jul 2019

Provident Financial reports in-line adjusted profit

July 30 Sub-prime lender Provident Financial on Tuesday reported adjusted first-half profit in line with its own estimates, as it works on reviving its battered home credit business.

30 Jul 2019

Provident Financial plans return of doorstep lending bonuses from August- memo

* Pay, bonuses linked to sales activity and customer outcomes

26 Jun 2019

BUZZ-Provident Financial: Slips as Jefferies cuts PT

** Shares of Provident Financial down 0.37% after Jefferies cuts price target

24 Jun 2019

Provident Financial buoyed by collapse of hostile bid

LONDON Provident Financial's shares jumped on Wednesday after the collapse of a hostile takeover bid for the doorstep lender by rival Non-Standard Finance.

05 Jun 2019

BUZZ-Provident tops FTSE 250 gainers as NSF drops hostile takeover bid

** Shares of British sub-prime lender Provident Financial jump over 9% after rival Non-Standard Finance drops hostile takeover bid

05 Jun 2019

Provident Financial buoyed by collapse of NSF hostile bid

LONDON, June 5 Provident Financial's board welcomed the collapse of a hostile takeover bid for the doorstep lender by sector rival Non-Standard Finance, which sent its shares higher on Wednesday.

05 Jun 2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 5

June 5 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

05 Jun 2019

British subprime lender NSF drops bid for rival Provident Financial

British subprime lender Non-Standard Finance PLC is dropping its hostile 1.3 billion pound ($1.65 billion) bid for rival Provident Financial PLC, NSF said on Tuesday.

05 Jun 2019
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