Rent-A-Center Inc (NASDAQ:RCII) shares traded 5.78% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $10.07.
The Details: Rent-A-Center, Inc. BidaskClub cut Rent-A-Center from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Rent-A-Center has a one year low of $7.76 and a one year high of $13.89. Wall Street analysts have a consensus 2.80 recommendation on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Rent-A-Center from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday. During the same quarter a year ago, the company earned $0.11 earnings per share. This shows a surprise factor of 0.042%. The business had revenue of $643.97 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $649.09 million. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.14/share and a low EPS of $-0.07/share. When it comes to net revenue, the average estimate from a total of 7 analysts is 658.98 million - compared to $684.1 million posted in the year-ago period. Equities research analysts predict that Rent-A-Center will post $0.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The brokerage now has a sell rating on the stock. (NASDAQ:RCII) is performing. Rent-A-Center, Inc. has had 0 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 0 open market buys and 0 sells. The stock exchanged hands 2.66 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 1.09 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $552.54 Million. The legal version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/11/01/rent-a-center-inc-rcii-given-a-8-00-price-target-by-loop-capital-analysts.html. The company's revenue was down 7.2% compared to the same quarter past year. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well.
Rent-A-Center, Inc is a rent-to-own operator in North America. The return on assets stands at -9.9%, Return on Equity now is -48.7% and the Return on Investment value is -5.9%.
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For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Rent-A-Center, Inc.is 134.8%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 350%. The 50 day moving average went down $-1.50 or -13.476% and the 200 day average went down $-2.16 or -18.300%. The stock performed -1.49% in last 12- months and its year to date performance is standing at -11.64%. Engaged Capital's efforts and resources are dedicated to a single investment style, "Constructive Activism" with a focus on delivering superior, long-term, risk-adjusted returns for investors. You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $89.45 Million over the past twelve months.
The company's stock is now moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -8.83%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -11.64% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.