Ezcorp Inc. (EZPW) Stock Price Down 2.5%
Ezcorp Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW)’s share price traded down 2.5% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $10.07 and last traded at $10.09, with a volume of 153,853 shares. The stock had previously closed at $10.35.
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Ezcorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 26th. CL King raised Ezcorp from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.25 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, August 17th. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $9.00 price target on shares of Ezcorp in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co. raised Ezcorp from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Ezcorp currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.08.
The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $9.57 and a 200-day moving average price of $6.20. The company’s market capitalization is $548.99 million.
Ezcorp (NASDAQ:EZPW) last issued its quarterly earnings data 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. Equities analysts anticipate that Ezcorp Inc. will post ($1.57) EPS for the current year.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in Ezcorp stock. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its position in Ezcorp Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) by 9.4% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 298,300 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 25,590 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.54% of Ezcorp worth $1,488,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
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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