Provident Financial Dividend yield report




A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   GBP per share 
 Price  8.31
 Dividend  1.35
 Earnings  1.89
 Cash-flow  0.00
 Book value  5.19
 Equity  5.05

Provident Financial is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Provident Financial is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Provident Financial paid a total dividend of 200 million GBP last year, for a market capitalization of 1,230 millions. Dividend per share of Provident Financial is 1.35 GBP, and his stock market price 8.31 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Provident Financial has a dividend yield of 16.21%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Financials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

Dividend yield of Provident Financial

About the ability of Provident Financial to maintain his current dividend of GBP 1.35 per share, an amount that accounts for 16.21%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Provident Financial payout on ernings is currently 71.43%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.11% and 46.51% respectively. Both figures show that Provident Financial can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Provident Financial is GBP 0.00 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 1.35, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Provident Financial, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies. You might also need to check full financial report of Provident Financial.

Then, you should compare Provident Financial dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from UK.

Provident Financial payout

Finally, last moth Provident Financial showed a return of -5.90% compared to a worldwide 1.51% average, and a 0.93% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -72.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 17.84%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Financial Services firms.

Provident Financial stock and market return

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