Provident Financial (NASDAQ:PROV) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The financial services provider reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.24, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Provident Financial had a net margin of 6.63% and a return on equity of 5.37%. The company had revenue of $13.91 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.50 million.
Shares of NASDAQ:PROV opened at $17.26 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 1.13 and a quick ratio of 1.02. Provident Financial has a 52-week low of $16.70 and a 52-week high of $19.78. The company has a market capitalization of $126.06 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.66 and a beta of 0.03.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be given a $0.14 dividend. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 14th. Provident Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 80.00%.
Provident Financial Holdings, Inc operates as the holding company for Provident Savings Bank, F.S.B. that provides community and mortgage banking services to consumers and small to mid-sized businesses in the Inland Empire region of Southern California. It operates through two segments, Provident Bank and Provident Bank Mortgage.
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