Ezcorp Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) shares rose 6.6% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $9.66 and last traded at $9.66, with a volume of 316,593 shares. The stock had previously closed at $9.06.

EZPW has been the subject of several analyst reports. Jefferies Group boosted their price target on shares of Ezcorp to $6.00 in a report on Wednesday, May 11th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Ezcorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 12th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co. upgraded shares of Ezcorp from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 7th.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $8.96 and its 200 day moving average is $5.61. The company’s market capitalization is $502.02 million.

Ezcorp (NASDAQ:EZPW) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.06. On average, equities analysts expect that Ezcorp Inc. will post ($0.98) earnings per share for the current year.

EZCORP, Inc provides pawn loans in the United States and Mexico, and consumer loans in Mexico. The Company operates through four segments: U.S. Pawn, which includes its EZPAWN, value pawn and jewelry, and other branded pawn operations in the United States; Mexico Pawn, which includes its Empeno Facil pawn operations and cash converters buy/sell store operations in Mexico; Grupo Finmart, which includes its Crediamigo and Adex payroll withholding loan operations in Mexico, and Other International, which includes its CASHMAX financial services operations in Canada and its equity interest in Cash Converters International.

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