EZCORP (EZPW) Upgraded to “Hold” at ValuEngine

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EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW) was upgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports.

A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on EZPW. BidaskClub upgraded shares of EZCORP from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of EZCORP from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 8th. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of EZCORP from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 10th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $12.50.

Shares of NASDAQ:EZPW opened at $10.75 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $584.39 million, a P/E ratio of 13.61 and a beta of 1.68. EZCORP has a 52 week low of $7.45 and a 52 week high of $15.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 2.26 and a current ratio of 2.94.

EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January 30th. The credit services provider reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $218.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $220.63 million. EZCORP had a net margin of 2.68% and a return on equity of 6.47%. The firm’s revenue was up 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.27 EPS. As a group, equities analysts forecast that EZCORP will post 0.96 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Texas Permanent School Fund raised its position in EZCORP by 4.2% in the 4th quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 33,776 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $261,000 after purchasing an additional 1,376 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of EZCORP by 1.0% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 152,300 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $1,177,000 after acquiring an additional 1,500 shares during the period. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. increased its position in shares of EZCORP by 7.7% in the fourth quarter. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. now owns 27,643 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $214,000 after acquiring an additional 1,970 shares during the period. Loews Corp increased its position in shares of EZCORP by 20.1% in the fourth quarter. Loews Corp now owns 13,509 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $104,000 after acquiring an additional 2,263 shares during the period. Finally, Sigma Planning Corp increased its position in shares of EZCORP by 17.7% in the fourth quarter. Sigma Planning Corp now owns 16,936 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $131,000 after acquiring an additional 2,550 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 99.00% of the company’s stock.

About EZCORP

EZCORP, Inc provides pawn loans. It operates through three segments: U.S. Pawn, Latin America Pawn, and Other International. The company offers pawn loans, which are non-recourse loans collateralized by tangible personal property, including jewelry, consumer electronics, power tools, sporting goods, and musical instruments; and sells merchandise, such as collateral forfeited from pawn lending operations and used merchandise purchased from customers.

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