Last 2,091 GBp
Change Today +18.00 / 0.87%
Volume 13.9K
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provident financial plc (PFG) Snapshot

Open
2,086 GBp
Previous Close
2,073 GBp
Day High
2,104 GBp
Day Low
2,076 GBp
52 Week High
07/1/14 - 2,297 GBp
52 Week Low
11/5/13 - 1,540 GBp
Market Cap
2.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
304.1K
EPS TTM
1.15 GBp
Shares Outstanding
140.3M
EX-Date
10/30/14
P/E TM
18.2x
Dividend
97.89 GBp
Dividend Yield
4.51%
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provident financial plc (PFG) Details

Provident Financial plc provides personal credit products to non-standard lending market in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company offers home credit loans comprising small and unsecured loans under its Provident Personal Credit and Greenwood Personal Credit brands to customers with average or below-average incomes, as well as longer-term loans and shopping vouchers via the home credit collection format; and online installment loan products. Its home credit is used for special events, such as Christmas, weddings, and birthdays. The company also provides credit cards through its Vanquis Bank. It serves 2.7 million customers through a network of approximately 400 branches, administrative offices, call centers, and Websites. Provident Financial plc was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Bradford, the United Kingdom.

3,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/4/14
Founded in 1880

provident financial plc (PFG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive, Executive Director and Chair...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.4M GBP
Finance Director, Executive Director and Memb...
Total Annual Compensation: 915.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

provident financial plc (PFG) Key Developments

Provident Financial plc Reports Interim Management Statement for the Period from 1 January to 7 May 2014

Provident Financial plc reported interim management statement for the period from 1 January to 7 May 2014. The group has made a very good start to 2014. Vanquis Bank has continued to generate strong customer growth and margins through developing its presence in the under-served, non-standard credit card market and Consumer Credit Division is making excellent progress in repositioning the home credit business as a leaner, better-quality business focused on returns rather than growth, whilst building the capability for the more rapid development of the Satsuma online installment lending business from later this year. Credit quality in both businesses is good and the group's funding position is strong, providing confidence that the group is on track to deliver good quality growth in 2014.

Provident Financial plc, 2013 Earnings Call, Feb 25, 2014

Provident Financial plc, 2013 Earnings Call, Feb 25, 2014

Provident Financial plc Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2013; Recommends Final Dividend for the Financial Year Ended December 31, 2013, Payable on June 20, 2014

Provident Financial plc announced consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2013. For the year, the company reported revenue of £1,078.1 million against £980.0 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £182.4 million against £194.0 million a year ago. Profit for the year attributable to equity shareholders of the company was £141.0 million or 102.2 pence per diluted share against £146.0 million or 106.9 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was £74.2 million against net cash used in operating in operating activities of £29.8 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £3.0 million against £1.6 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment were £7.3 million against £7.1 million a year ago. The company recommended a final dividend in respect of the financial year ended December 31, 2013 of 54.0 pence per share against 48.4 pence per share a year ago, which will amount to an estimated dividend payment of £73.6 million against £66.0 million a year ago. If approved by the shareholders at the annual general meeting on May 8, 2014, this dividend will be paid on June 20, 2014 to shareholders who are on the register of members at May 23, 2014. This dividend is not reflected in the balance sheet as at December 31, 2013 as it is subject to shareholder approval. Dividend warrants/vouchers will be posted on June 18, 2014.

 

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