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Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Provident Financial Plc LSE:PFG London Ordinary Share GB00B1Z4ST84 ORD 20 8/11P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -3.60 -1.3% 274.20 684,842 16:35:16
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
272.00 273.00 279.00 270.00 274.40
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Nonequity Investment Instruments 998.30 128.80 33.30 8.2 698
Last Trade Time Trade Type Trade Size Trade Price Currency
16:45:03 O 17,447 272.506 GBX

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18/1/202110:07PFG4,031
15/2/201914:39Why is the management of this company letting over-zealous politician destroy it4
15/8/201712:25good for a short on tonights PANORAMA?7
06/1/200913:42PROVIDENT FINANCIAL GROUP.19
14/2/200617:18TREAT THE KIDS AT EASTER WITH A PFG SHORT!60

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2021-01-18 16:46:16272.5117,44747,544.12O
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2021-01-18 16:29:55272.001027.20AT
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18/1/2021
08:20
Provident Financial Daily Update: Provident Financial Plc is listed in the Nonequity Investment Instruments sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker PFG. The last closing price for Provident Financial was 277.80p.
Provident Financial Plc has a 4 week average price of 256.20p and a 12 week average price of 212.40p.
The 1 year high share price is 492.70p while the 1 year low share price is currently 138p.
There are currently 254,615,794 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 671,768 shares. The market capitalisation of Provident Financial Plc is £698,156,507.15.
18/1/2021
10:07
russ1983: the trading update has always been around the 2nd/3rd week of Jan for the past 5 years but no mention on their website.... we really need an update as the share price continues to fall
14/1/2021
18:17
superiorshares: Icutandrun . You could use that as theory on stimulus too :-).. I pleased for you with your trade . I will read that last report a bit more thorough and we should chew the cud which way to lay the next wager :-).. The bit that caught my eye was the 80 per cent of home collected had converted to online loans ?????.. :-) I think we best wait for that report before any purchases. I do think perhaps PFG will ultimately benefit as smaller players must surely fold ? . Don't forget I am standing you a pint of mild when I am a millionaire Regards
14/1/2021
14:07
1cutandrun: Hello my friend. Good to hear from you. Hope you are keeping well. Looks like the brainless have killed the chat on here. I was holding stock at an average of £1.68 and kept buying every time they went down 5p. My last purchase was at £1.55. I eventually sold at £3.16. I also bought into IPF and sold at 95p. I'm in two minds on PFG at the moment. The biggest problem is the Annual Report which is due, I think next month. It's not going to be good and depends how bad it is. You know, home credit will take the biggest hit and every time they lock down it impacts this area more than their other services. How is the city going to react to this report, who knows. I'm sitting back to see what happens.
26/8/2020
10:11
discodave45: Current unemployment is about 3.9% (1.34m). Some forecast this may double for 2020 (Https://assets.kpmg/content/dam/kpmg/uk/pdf/2020/06/uk-economic-outlook-june-2020.pdf), but as ever nobody knows.That aside during the financial crash PFG share price was £4 but continually rose for 7 or so years and hit £30.......so did more than okay post economic downturn and I wouldnt mind that sort of return again!.
04/6/2020
19:14
1cutandrun: Superior. I bought big time two days before PFG reported and have now cashed out. Easy money really. I've still got an eye on them though. As for NSF, I don't believe the excuse they are making for the Annual Report delay. The report was due out at the end of April and nobody knows the release date. It made no sense in delaying it as the impact of the virus was new ground. Prolonging it identifies the damage it will have on the business. What the eye doesn't see the heart doesn't grieve. So why delay. Let me give a scenario. The market has already taken into account the negative prospects of companies for this year. Most bank and finance houses, when reporting, their shares price has increased. By delaying the report by two months this allows someone to drip feed into buying shares on a daily basis at rock bottom prices. I've noticed someone or people are buying shares daily, not through the LSE but are listed under MIC as XOFF. Basically as unidentified. If the share price goes up on the day of the report, they are going to make a killing and not investigated. Jono Gillespie was recruited from PFG in April and is now the Chief Financial Officer at NSF. The MD of PFG home credit, happens to be Chris Gillespie.
03/5/2020
17:49
1cutandrun: PFG where testing handhelds for years but they all had problems. Funny that, as Prudential were using Huskys. The true fact was cost. Then apps came out and agents could use their own phones, saving the company a fortune. PFG were always being investigated by HMRC due to the self employed status. Uber started up and there was an outcry on being self employed. PFG knew they would get bad press, as they had so many people on that status. So things had to change. Instead of rolling it out gradually they did it all in one hit. What idiots. That was a recipe for disaster and yes it was. Under Kuffeler that would never have happened. When I retired the share price was £22 and went up to £30, now look them £1.88. How the mighty fall.
03/5/2020
06:51
1cutandrun: I like to give you some information about PFG as I worked for them for over 30 years before retiring. This might help you with your portfolio. John van Kuffeler was the chairman for 20 odd years and very successful, apart from buying Yes Car Credit. He recruited Peter Crook who was the MD of Barclaycard.They wanted him to introduce a credit card for PFG, hence Vanquis.was born. They also wanted to start up in different Countries. Poland was ear marked and South Africa. Only Poland took off and made money. PFG then split the shares and IPF was born. Kuffeler retired as chairman before the shares crashed and started up his own company Non-Standard Finance (NSF). He is the CEO of the company and knows the business inside out. He tried a take over bid last year for PFG but failed. I purchased and sold two stocks in April (10k each). Barclays at 82p which was a no brainer and sold at 1.10p, also NSF at 8.5p and sold at 14p. I'm hoping Barclays will drop to less than 1 pound and I will buy back in. On Friday I was back in with NSF at 10.5p and sold at 12.3p. So I think NSF would make a good speculative bet, but be warned. Their annual report should have been released on 28th April but they are allowed to release it later due to the virus and it's coming out Mid-May. You have to watch this share price like a hawk, but if you can get in low the reward can be huge. On Friday there was only a 15 minute widow to buy low. Best of luck on what you decide to do
03/6/2019
19:11
dual: Woodford in trouble... this is probably why PFG share price has fallen for the past week.. Woodford will need to sell.I think this is the beginning of the end of Woodford Investment and with it NSF.
26/2/2019
16:52
grahamg8: Sorry Invictus "PFG" don't get to choose the take out price. The shareholders do. And according to NSF it's all done and dusted. IF a rival bidder can be teased out then the price could be driven up. Try to be too greedy and NSF will simply walk away and the PFG share price will drop like a stone. It isn't exactly clear what the NSF shareholders get out of this, so the biggest hurdle might be getting them to agree to the deal at the current offer price.
22/2/2019
13:01
dexdringle: This is most odd..... Firstly NSF announce a 'firm' offer but no immediate response RNS from PFG who take three and a half hours to announce that they haven't yet got a response. So, presumably, they had no idea this was coming. NSF state that they have the agreement in principle from more than 50% of PFG shareholders meaning that, before the announcement, they must have discussed the proposed plan with some shareholders and not others. The PFG share price is now nearly 10% above the offer price based on the current 62p NSF share price x 8.88.
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