Ezcorp Inc. (EZPW) Stock Price Down 2.4%
Shares of Ezcorp Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) dropped 2.4% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $10.05 and last traded at $10.09, with a volume of 106,925 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $10.34.
EZPW has been the topic of several recent research reports. Wells Fargo & Co. raised shares of Ezcorp from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 7th. CL King raised shares of Ezcorp from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.25 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Ezcorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, August 12th. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $3.00 price objective on shares of Ezcorp in a report on Tuesday, May 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Ezcorp currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $10.08.
The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $9.30 and a 200 day moving average price of $5.87. The stock’s market cap is $535.49 million.
Ezcorp (NASDAQ:EZPW) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.06. On average, analysts anticipate that Ezcorp Inc. will post ($0.98) EPS for the current fiscal year.
A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Ezcorp stock. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its position in Ezcorp Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) by 15.4% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 415,635 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 55,320 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned 0.76% of Ezcorp worth $2,075,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
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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