EZCORP Company Profile (NASDAQ:EZPW)

About EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)

EZCORP logoEZCORP, Inc. provides pawn loans in the United States and Mexico, and consumer loans in Mexico. The Company operates through three segments: U.S. Pawn, which includes its EZPAWN, Value Pawn & 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, and Other International, which includes its CASHMAX financial services operations in Canada and its equity interest in Cash Converters International. It offers pawn loans, which are non-recourse loans, collateralized by tangible property, and it sells merchandise, primarily collateral forfeited from pawn lending operations and used merchandise purchased from customers at its pawn stores.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Consumer Lending - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Consumer Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:EZPW
  • CUSIP: 30230110
  • Web: www.ezcorp.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $408.01 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 54,292,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $8.27
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.72
  • 52 Week Range: $7.55 - $12.00
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.71
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.76
  • P/E Growth: 3.14
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $736.99 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.59
  • Book Value: $11.32 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.71
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $63.25 million
  • Net Margins: 1.73%
  • Return on Equity: 3.29%
  • Return on Assets: 2.01%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.43%
  • Current Ratio: 6.66%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.79%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 478,811 shs.
  • Beta: 1.98
  • Short Ratio: 4.43
 
Frequently Asked Questions for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)

What is EZCORP's stock symbol?

EZCORP trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EZPW."

How were EZCORP's earnings last quarter?

EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.01. The business earned $189.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $190.04 million. EZCORP had a return on equity of 3.29% and a net margin of 1.73%. EZCORP's revenue for the quarter was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. View EZCORP's Earnings History.

Where is EZCORP's stock going? Where will EZCORP's stock price be in 2017?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for EZCORP's shares. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $11.25. On average, they expect EZCORP's share price to reach $9.92 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for EZCORP.

Are investors shorting EZCORP?

EZCORP saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 14th, there was short interest totalling 5,289,532 shares, an increase of 102.6% from the June 30th total of 2,610,651 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 766,216 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.9 days. Approximately 10.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Who are some of EZCORP's key competitors?

Who are EZCORP's key executives?

EZCORP's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Lachlan P. Given, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Stuart Ian Grimshaw, Chief Executive Officer (Principal Executive Officer), Director
  • Daniel M. Chism, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer
  • Joseph Louis Rotunda, Chief Operating Officer, Principal Operating Officer, Director
  • Scott Alomes, Chief Human Resource Officer & New Ventures
  • Thomas H. Welch Jr., Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • David Francis McGuire, Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer
  • David John Hurrell, Chief Information Officer
  • Karyn Munsie, Chief Marketing Officer, Communications Officer
  • Fransisco Kuthy, General Manager,Empeño Fácil

Who owns EZCORP stock?

EZCORP's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include ROVIDA ADVISORS INC. (5.10%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.64%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.57%), Sanders Morris Harris LLC (0.45%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.42%) and James Investment Research Inc. (0.30%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for EZCORP.

Who sold EZCORP stock? Who is selling EZCORP stock?

EZCORP's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Capstone Asset Management Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for EZCORP.

Who bought EZCORP stock? Who is buying EZCORP stock?

EZCORP's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, James Investment Research Inc., Sanders Morris Harris LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC, Hartford Investment Management Co. and Texas Permanent School Fund. View Insider Buying and Selling for EZCORP.

How do I buy EZCORP stock?

Shares of EZCORP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is EZCORP's stock price today?

One share of EZCORP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.00.


MarketBeat Community Rating for EZCORP (NASDAQ EZPW)
Community Ranking:  1.2 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  59 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  183 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  242
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about EZCORP and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $9.92 (23.96% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/16/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$10.50MediumView Rating Details
4/7/2017StephensUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal WeightHighView Rating Details
12/12/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
8/17/2016CL KingUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$11.25N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/29/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)
Earnings by Quarter for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)
Earnings History by Quarter for EZCORP (NASDAQ EZPW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017Q2 2017$0.14$0.15$190.04 million$189.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q117$0.17$0.15$201.72 million$192.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/7/2016Q4 2016$0.06($0.31)$179.02 million$184.59 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q3($0.01)$0.05$170.89 million$170.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q2($0.07)($0.07)$192.43 million$201.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2016Q1($0.06)($0.13)$219.00 million$198.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2015Q115$0.37$0.26$244.20 million$252.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q414$0.27$0.27$252.70 million$143.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q314$0.25$0.21$245.60 million$241.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q214$0.41$0.36$264.44 million$260.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2014Q114$0.40$0.49$255.28 million$269.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q3 2013$0.42$0.29$240.27 million$235.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q2 2013$0.62$0.63$275.33 million$272.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2013Q1 2013$0.58$0.59$268.92 million$277.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q412$0.75$0.75$260.75 million$258.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$0.61$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$0.76$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2012$0.81$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011$0.70$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.54$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/20/2011$0.62$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.53
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.71
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q2 20171$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q3 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q4 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q1 20181$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q2 20181$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q3 20181$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q4 20181$0.22$0.22$0.22
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.13%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.99%
Insider Trades by Quarter for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/6/2014Barry William GuestInsiderSell2,500$11.32$28,300.00View SEC Filing  
1/31/2014Mark Edward KuchenritherCFOBuy1,000$11.18$11,180.00View SEC Filing  
1/31/2014Paul RothamelCEOBuy13,250$11.15$147,737.50View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013James William WhatleyInsiderSell5,739$11.85$68,007.15View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Sterling B BrinkleyChairmanSell9,833$18.60$182,893.80View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013Sterling B BrinkleyChairmanSell16,250$18.18$295,425.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Sterling B BrinkleyChairmanSell16,250$18.96$308,100.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)
Latest Headlines for EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP, Inc. (EZPW) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 7:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP, Inc. (EZPW) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 4:50 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoEZCORP, Inc. to Release Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results After Market Close on Monday, July 31, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - July 24 at 5:52 PM
bizjournals.com logoAustin software company begins search for new CFO
www.bizjournals.com - July 18 at 8:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) Downgraded by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 3:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP, Inc. (EZPW) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.11 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 12 at 8:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRobbins Arroyo LLP: EZCORP, Inc. (EZPW) Misled Shareholders According to a Recently Filed Class Action
finance.yahoo.com - July 10 at 6:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEZCORP Completes Offering of Convertible Notes Due 2024
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 7:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP, Inc. (EZPW) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 9:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoToday’s Research Reports on Stocks to Watch: EZCORP and Paychex
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 8:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEZCORP Announces Pricing of $125 Million of Convertible Senior Notes Due 2024
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 8:02 PM
nasdaq.com logoMid-Day Market Update: Dow Surges Over 100 Points; EZCORP Shares Plummet
www.nasdaq.com - June 28 at 11:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy EZCORP, Government Properties Income Trust, and Monro Muffler Brake Slumped Today
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 6:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEZCORP Announces Private Offering of $125 Million of Convertible Senior Notes Due 2024
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 5:24 PM
seekingalpha.com logoEZCORP, Inc. (EZPW)
seekingalpha.com - June 24 at 5:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEZCORP, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EZPW-US : June 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 9:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP, Inc. (EZPW) Given Hold Rating at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 2:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to EZCORP, Inc. : June 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 7:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP Inc (EZPW) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 8:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEZCORP, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : EZPW-US : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 6:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP Inc (EZPW) Rating Increased to C- at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 5:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLong Term EZCORP Investors: Shareholder Rights Law Firm J&W Initiates Investigation of EZCORP, Inc.; Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 11:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEZCORP, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EZPW-US : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 10:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUpdate in Lawsuit for Investors in NASDAQ: EZPW Shares Against EZCORP Inc. Announced by Shareholders Foundation
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 11:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP Inc (EZPW) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 8:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to EZCORP, Inc. : May 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 4:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2018 EPS Estimates for EZCORP Inc (EZPW) Raised by Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 11:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEZCORP, Inc. :EZPW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 10:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP Inc (EZPW) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 10:10 PM
bizjournals.com logoEZCorp CFO leaves with hefty cash severance — and returns to Australia on company's dime
www.bizjournals.com - May 5 at 5:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 Earnings Forecast for EZCORP Inc (EZPW) Issued By Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 1:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of EZPW earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 12:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 10:18 PM
nasdaq.com logoRovida Advisors Inc. Buys Lockheed Martin Corp, Raytheon Co, Northrop Grumman Corp, Sells ...
www.nasdaq.com - May 4 at 5:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEzcorp posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP Inc (EZPW) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP Inc (EZPW) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:06 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEZCORP Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Critical News Coverage Likely to Affect EZCORP (EZPW) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 12:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP (EZPW) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 12:47 PM
nasdaq.com logoEZCORP, Inc. to Release Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results After Market Close on Wednesday, May 3,
www.nasdaq.com - April 27 at 5:42 PM
nasdaq.com logoEZCORP, Inc. to Release Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results After Market Close on Wednesday, May 3,
www.nasdaq.com - April 27 at 5:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEZCORP, Inc. to Release Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results After Market Close on Wednesday, May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEZCORP, Inc. to Release Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results After Market Close on Wednesday, May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP (EZPW) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.33
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 10:30 AM
seekingalpha.com logoPRO Weekly Digest: How GAAP Accounting Creates Mispricings With Laughing Water Capital
seekingalpha.com - April 23 at 10:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP (EZPW) Receiving Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 1:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP (EZPW) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.19
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 10:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Effect EZCORP (EZPW) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 12:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEZCORP Inc (EZPW) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 10:00 AM

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