First Cash Financial Services (NASDAQ:FCFS) was downgraded by FBR Capital Markets from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, AnalystRatings.Net reports.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus upgraded shares of First Cash Financial Services (NASDAQ:FCFS) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, September 23rd. Finally, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of First Cash Financial Services (NASDAQ:FCFS) from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, August 19th. They now have a $55.10 price target on the stock. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $54.89.
Shares of First Cash Financial Services (NASDAQ:FCFS) opened at 57.89 on Tuesday. First Cash Financial Services has a 52 week low of $41.17 and a 52 week high of $60.91. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $56.0 and a 200-day moving average of $54.39. The company has a market cap of $1.673 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.80.
First Cash Financial Services (NASDAQ:FCFS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 17th. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $143.14 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $149.84 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.56 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that First Cash Financial Services will post $2.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
First Cash Financial Services, Inc is an operator of retail-based pawn and consumer finance stores in the United States and Mexico.
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