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Provident reinstates half-year dividend

With the NSF distraction gone, Provident Financial's board is keen to boost sentiment with the reintroduction of the half-year payout
Provident reinstates half-year dividend

The 12-month trajectory of Provident Financial’s (PFG) share price suggests many doubt a long-promised recovery is actually under way. The doorstep lender’s board isn’t among the sceptics, however, and used half-year numbers to sign off on the return of a half-year dividend just 1p-a-share short of 2018’s full payout.

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