Provident Financial PLC (PFG.L)

PFG.L on London Stock Exchange

18 Apr 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 40.60 19.19
EPS (TTM): 1.41 -- --
ROI: 9.35 2.09 0.47
ROE: 28.06 10.53 15.44

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - April 3

April 3 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.

03 Apr 2019

Provident raises fresh questions about Non-Standard Finance bid

British sub-prime lender Provident Financial stood its ground against a hostile bid by smaller rival Non-Standard Finance on Tuesday, raising new concerns about the strategic, operational and financial merits of the offer.

02 Apr 2019

NSF hostile bid wins over 50 pct of Provident shares

April 2 British sub-prime lender Non-Standard Finance has secured commitments for more than 50 percent of shares with its hostile bid for troubled larger rival Provident Financial, the company said on Tuesday.

02 Apr 2019

NSF investors back share issue for hostile Provident bid

March 26 British subprime lender Non-Standard Finance (NSF) said on Tuesday its investors had authorised the issue of new shares for its planned hostile takeover of Provident Financial.

26 Mar 2019

Provident names Neil Chandler as managing director of Vanquis Bank

March 25 British lender Provident Financial Plc on Monday named a new managing director and chairman for its banking unit, which is at the heart of its defence against a 1.3 billion pound hostile takeover bid from Non-Standard Finance .

25 Mar 2019

UPDATE 2-Provident will not sell home credit unit even as NSF closes in

* Reiterates NSF offer not in the interests of all shareholders (Adds CEO, analyst comments, shares, graphic)

13 Mar 2019

Provident Financial swings to profit in 2018

March 13 Troubled subprime lender Provident Financial Plc swung to a pretax profit in 2018, bolstering its defence against a hostile takeover by smaller rival Non-Standard Finance Plc..

13 Mar 2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - March 11

March 11 - 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.

11 Mar 2019

UPDATE 3-Britain's Non-Standard Finance still confident on its hostile bid for Provident

* Canaccord analyst do not expect rival bid (Adds details about share price, bid value, analyst comment)

08 Mar 2019

UPDATE 1-Non-Standard Finance still has sights set on rival Provident after rejected bid

March 8 Subprime lender Non-Standard Finance Plc (NSF) said on Friday that it was still looking to buy and transform Provident Financial Plc, even after its bigger rival rejected its unsolicited 1.3 billion pound takeover offer.

08 Mar 2019

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