FirstCash Company Profile (NASDAQ:FCFS)

About FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)

FirstCash logoFirstCash, Inc., formerly First Cash Financial Services, Inc., is an operator of retail-based pawn stores in the United States and Latin America. The Company's primary business is the operation of full-service pawn stores, which make small pawn loans secured by personal property, such as consumer electronics, jewelry, power tools, household appliances, sporting goods and musical instruments. The Company's operates through two segments: the U.S. operations segment and the Latin America operations segment. The U.S. operations segment consists of all pawn and consumer loan operations in the United States and the Latin America operations segment consists of all pawn and consumer loan operations in Latin America, which includes operations in Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador. In addition, some of the Company's pawn stores offer small unsecured consumer loans or credit services products. The Company also operates consumer finance stores in Texas and Mexico.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Consumer Lending
  • Sub-Industry: Consumer Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FCFS
  • CUSIP: 31942D10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.93 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 47,719,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $58.89
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $54.14
  • 52 Week Range: $39.80 - $61.65
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.30
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.59
  • P/E Growth: 2.29
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.59 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.85
  • Book Value: $31.06 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.98
  • Annual Dividend: $0.50
  • Dividend Yield: 1.3%
  • EBIDTA: $249.94 million
  • Net Margins: 3.66%
  • Return on Equity: 4.10%
  • Return on Assets: 2.95%
  • Average Volume: 203,117 shs.
  • Beta: 0.9
  • Short Ratio: 5.82

Frequently Asked Questions for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)

What is FirstCash's stock symbol?

FirstCash trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FCFS."

How often does FirstCash pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for FirstCash?

FirstCash announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Thursday, August 31st. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 11th. View FirstCash's Dividend History.

How will FirstCash's stock buyback program work?

FirstCash announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were FirstCash's earnings last quarter?

FirstCash Inc (NASDAQ:FCFS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $416.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $410.65 million. FirstCash had a net margin of 3.66% and a return on equity of 4.10%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 128.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.51 earnings per share. View FirstCash's Earnings History.

When will FirstCash make its next earnings announcement?

FirstCash is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for FirstCash.

What guidance has FirstCash issued on next quarter's earnings?

FirstCash issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.60-2.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.61.

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

6 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for FirstCash's shares. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $69.00. On average, they expect FirstCash's share price to reach $60.20 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for FirstCash.

Who are some of FirstCash's key competitors?

Who are FirstCash's key executives?

FirstCash's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Daniel R. Feehan, Chairman of the Board
  • T. Brent Stuart, President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Rick L. Wessel, Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • R. Douglas Orr, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary
  • Sean D. Moore, Senior Vice President - Store Development and Facilities
  • Raul R. Ramos, Senior Vice President - Latin American Operations
  • Daniel E. Berce, Independent Director
  • Mikel D. Faulkner, Independent Director
  • James H. Graves, Independent Director
  • Jorge Montano, Independent Director

Who owns FirstCash stock?

FirstCash's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.34%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.70%), Fiduciary Management Inc. WI (6.27%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.48%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (3.91%) and Earnest Partners LLC (3.04%). Company insiders that own FirstCash stock include R Douglas Orr and Raul Ramos. View Institutional Ownership Trends for FirstCash.

Who sold FirstCash stock? Who is selling FirstCash stock?

FirstCash's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Cooke & Bieler LP, King Luther Capital Management Corp and Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for FirstCash.

Who bought FirstCash stock? Who is buying FirstCash stock?

FirstCash's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Boston Partners, Northpointe Capital LLC, Hood River Capital Management LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc. and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for FirstCash.

How do I buy FirstCash stock?

Shares of FirstCash 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 FirstCash's stock price today?

One share of FirstCash stock can currently be purchased for approximately $61.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for FirstCash (NASDAQ FCFS)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  240 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  435
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about FirstCash 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 FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $60.20 (2.11% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/18/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetBuy$69.00LowView Rating Details
7/28/2017JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetOutperformLowView Rating Details
7/27/2017CL KingDowngradeStrong-Buy -> BuyLowView Rating Details
7/17/2017Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$58.55 -> $58.00LowView Rating Details
6/21/2017StephensBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$51.00 -> $62.00LowView Rating Details
5/24/2017WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform$55.00 -> $60.00LowView Rating Details
9/8/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$50.00 -> $48.00N/AView Rating Details
6/3/2016Sterne Agee CRTUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$56.00N/AView Rating Details
2/17/2016HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetHold$43.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
10/21/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price Target$44.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
10/21/2015Bank of America CorporationInitiated CoverageBuy$50.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)
Earnings by Quarter for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)
Earnings History by Quarter for FirstCash (NASDAQ FCFS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.62N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.47$0.52$410.65 million$416.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 17$0.60$0.68$435.14 million$447.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q416$0.76$0.77$451.64 million$462.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.52$0.58$280.38 million$261.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.47$0.51$178.75 million$181.98 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.44$0.48$181.51 million$183.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.76$0.73$194.14 million$191.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2015Q315$0.61$0.59$175.02 million$169.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/16/2015Q215$0.47$0.62$168.69 million$167.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2015Q1 15$0.58$0.59$175.30 million$176.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2015Q414$0.98$1.07$208.25 million$202.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2014Q314$0.69$0.68$181.00 million$175.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$0.54$0.55$163.54 million$165.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2014Q114$0.66$0.74$166.26 million$169.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2014Q413$0.88$0.87$192.28 million$185.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$0.65$0.79$166.46 million$174.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2013Q2 2013$0.56$0.53$149.84 million$143.14 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2013Q1 2013$0.69$0.68$157.92 million$161.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$0.91$0.93$171.30 million$179.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2012$0.67$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2012$0.56$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2012$0.55$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.69$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.55$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.47$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.48$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.54$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.45
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.12
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q2 20172$0.44$0.45$0.45
Q3 20172$0.54$0.74$0.64
Q4 20172$0.76$0.89$0.83
Q1 20182$0.69$0.76$0.73
Q2 20182$0.50$0.57$0.54
Q3 20182$0.64$0.88$0.76
Q4 20182$1.08$1.12$1.10
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)
Most Recent Dividend:8/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.50
Dividend Yield:0.81%
Payout Ratio:25.38% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
18.80% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
15.92% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)

Dividend History by Quarter for FirstCash (NASDAQ FCFS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/8/2017R Douglas OrrCFOSell7,500$55.00$412,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017R Douglas OrrCFOSell5,000$52.50$262,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2017R Douglas OrrCFOSell2,500$50.00$125,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Raul RamosSVPSell30,000$37.66$1,129,800.00View SEC Filing  
1/23/2015R Douglas OrrCFOSell13,700$55.05$754,185.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014R Douglas OrrCFOSell5,000$56.98$284,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Sean MooreSVPSell20,000$58.25$1,165,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012R Douglas OrrCFOSell22,000$45.00$990,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)
Latest Headlines for FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS)
DateHeadline logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Hold - September 22 at 2:00 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades FirstCash Inc (FCFS) to Buy - September 21 at 5:38 PM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - September 20 at 12:08 AM logoOneMain Shows Improved Relative Strength; Still Shy Of Benchmark - September 18 at 3:46 PM logoContrasting FirstCash (FCFS) and Its Peers - September 18 at 12:28 AM logoComparing FirstCash (FCFS) & Its Rivals - September 17 at 6:16 AM logoBidaskClub Lowers FirstCash Inc (FCFS) to Sell - September 16 at 7:44 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades FirstCash Inc (FCFS) to "Buy" - September 14 at 10:36 PM logoFirstCash, Inc. : FCFS-US: Dividend Analysis : August 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 14, 2017 - September 14 at 7:19 PM logoOneMain Getting Closer To Key Technical Benchmark - September 13 at 7:58 PM logoFirstCash, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FCFS-US : September 12, 2017 - September 12 at 7:26 PM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - September 12 at 6:58 PM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - September 5 at 11:02 PM logoSantander Consumer USA Shows Rising Price Performance With Jump To 81 RS Rating - September 5 at 8:15 PM logoReviewing FirstCash (FCFS) and TPG RE Finance Trust (TRTX) - September 4 at 8:20 PM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - September 2 at 12:36 PM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research - September 1 at 12:28 AM logoFirstCash, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FCFS-US : August 31, 2017 - August 31 at 6:28 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate FirstCash Inc (FCFS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $424.54 Million - August 31 at 9:16 AM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - August 30 at 5:34 PM logoComparing Synchrony Financial (SYF) & FirstCash (FCFS) - August 29 at 4:10 AM logo$0.60 Earnings Per Share Expected for FirstCash Inc (FCFS) This Quarter - August 29 at 4:08 AM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Cut to Hold at BidaskClub - August 28 at 9:24 PM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research - August 24 at 5:44 PM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - August 23 at 9:04 PM logoFirstCash, Inc. :FCFS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 21, 2017 - August 23 at 12:16 AM logoIJS, SIGI, PRA, FCFS: Large Outflows Detected at ETF - August 22 at 7:10 PM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Given a $69.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group LLC - August 18 at 12:36 PM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - August 16 at 5:40 PM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - August 15 at 11:10 PM logo$424.54 Million in Sales Expected for FirstCash Inc (FCFS) This Quarter - August 12 at 1:48 AM logoFinancial Survey: Navient Corporation (NAVI) & FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS) - August 9 at 4:16 PM logoComparing FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS) and Navient Corporation (NAVI) - August 9 at 12:24 PM logoFirstCash Inc (NASDAQ:FCFS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - August 8 at 12:44 PM logoAnalyzing World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) & FirstCash (FCFS) - August 1 at 10:28 PM logoEquities Analysts Issue Forecasts for FirstCash Inc's FY2017 Earnings (FCFS) - July 31 at 8:31 AM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.54 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts - July 31 at 7:47 AM logoJMP Securities Raises FirstCash Inc (NASDAQ:FCFS) Price Target to $0.00 - July 28 at 9:40 AM logoFirstCash Inc (NASDAQ:FCFS) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.06 EPS - July 28 at 12:40 AM logoFirstCash Raises 2017 Earnings Guidance - Quick Facts - July 28 at 12:06 AM logoAnalyzing World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) and FirstCash (FCFS) - July 27 at 8:10 PM logoNew Strong Buy Stocks for July 27th - July 27 at 7:06 PM logoFirstCash Reports Second Quarter Earnings Results; Declares Quarterly Dividend and Raises 2017 Full Year Guidance - July 27 at 7:06 PM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Stock Rating Lowered by CL King - July 27 at 4:38 PM logoFirstCash Inc (FCFS) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - July 27 at 11:50 AM logoFirstCash Inc (NASDAQ:FCFS) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.19 - July 27 at 11:40 AM logoFirstCash Inc (NASDAQ:FCFS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $414.11 Million - July 23 at 9:54 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate FirstCash Inc (NASDAQ:FCFS) to Announce $0.46 EPS - July 21 at 2:23 PM logoComparing FirstCash (FCFS) and Cash America International (CSH) - July 15 at 12:03 PM logoCritical Comparison: FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS) versus Discover Financial Services (DFS) - July 13 at 6:31 PM



FirstCash (FCFS) Chart for Saturday, September, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/23/2017 by Staff