FirstCash Inc (FCFS) to Release Earnings on Wednesday

FirstCash Inc (NASDAQ:FCFS) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, October 25th. Analysts expect FirstCash to post earnings of $0.62 per share for the quarter. FirstCash has set its FY17 guidance at $2.60-2.70 EPS.

FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The credit services provider reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.05. FirstCash had a net margin of 3.66% and a return on equity of 4.10%. The business had revenue of $416.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $410.65 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.51 earnings per share. FirstCash’s revenue was up 128.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect FirstCash to post $2.65 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3.12 EPS for the next fiscal year.

FirstCash Inc (FCFS) opened at 60.55 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.89 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.78 and a beta of 0.90. FirstCash Inc has a one year low of $39.80 and a one year high of $63.60. The company has a 50-day moving average of $60.48 and a 200 day moving average of $56.41.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on FCFS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of FirstCash from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. CL King lowered shares of FirstCash from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. BidaskClub lowered shares of FirstCash from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC set a $69.00 price objective on shares of FirstCash and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. FirstCash currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $64.57.

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About FirstCash

FirstCash, Inc, formerly First Cash Financial Services, Inc, is an operator of retail-based pawn stores in

FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The credit services provider reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.05. FirstCash had a net margin of 3.66% and a return on equity of 4.10%. The business had revenue of $416.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $410.65 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.51 earnings per share. FirstCash’s revenue was up 128.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect FirstCash to post $2.65 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3.12 EPS for the next fiscal year.

FirstCash Inc (FCFS) opened at 60.55 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.89 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.78 and a beta of 0.90. FirstCash Inc has a one year low of $39.80 and a one year high of $63.60. The company has a 50-day moving average of $60.48 and a 200 day moving average of $56.41.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on FCFS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of FirstCash from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. CL King lowered shares of FirstCash from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. BidaskClub lowered shares of FirstCash from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC set a $69.00 price objective on shares of FirstCash and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. FirstCash currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $64.57.

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About FirstCash

FirstCash, Inc, formerly First Cash Financial Services, Inc, is an operator of retail-based pawn stores in the United States and Latin America. The Company’s primary business is the operation of full-service pawn stores, which make small pawn loans secured by personal property, such as consumer electronics, jewelry, power tools, household appliances, sporting goods and musical instruments.

Earnings History for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)

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