FirstCash (FCFS) Competitors

$117.53
+0.29 (+0.25%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

FCFS vs. MMS, RCM, TNET, FOUR, MARA, EXLS, AUR, EXPO, DNB, and NVEI

Should you be buying FirstCash stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of FirstCash include Maximus (MMS), R1 RCM (RCM), TriNet Group (TNET), Shift4 Payments (FOUR), Marathon Digital (MARA), ExlService (EXLS), Aurora Innovation (AUR), Exponent (EXPO), Dun & Bradstreet (DNB), and Nuvei (NVEI). These companies are all part of the "business services" sector.

FirstCash vs.

Maximus (NYSE:MMS) and FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, community ranking, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, media sentiment, analyst recommendations and risk.

Maximus has a beta of 0.72, indicating that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FirstCash has a beta of 0.63, indicating that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Maximus had 1 more articles in the media than FirstCash. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Maximus and 2 mentions for FirstCash. Maximus' average media sentiment score of 1.49 beat FirstCash's score of 1.19 indicating that FirstCash is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Maximus
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
FirstCash
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

97.2% of Maximus shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.3% of FirstCash shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Maximus shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 18.1% of FirstCash shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Maximus currently has a consensus target price of $102.00, suggesting a potential upside of 17.74%. FirstCash has a consensus target price of $142.00, suggesting a potential upside of 20.82%. Given Maximus' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe FirstCash is more favorable than Maximus.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Maximus
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
FirstCash
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Maximus pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. FirstCash pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Maximus pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FirstCash pays out 27.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Maximus has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and FirstCash has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Maximus received 428 more outperform votes than FirstCash when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.78% of users gave Maximus an outperform vote while only 39.02% of users gave FirstCash an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
MaximusOutperform Votes
444
65.78%
Underperform Votes
231
34.22%
FirstCashOutperform Votes
16
39.02%
Underperform Votes
25
60.98%

FirstCash has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Maximus. Maximus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than FirstCash, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Maximus$4.90B1.07$161.79M$3.8122.74
FirstCash$3.15B1.70$219.30M$5.1322.91

FirstCash has a net margin of 7.23% compared to FirstCash's net margin of 4.58%. FirstCash's return on equity of 18.02% beat Maximus' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Maximus4.58% 18.02% 7.67%
FirstCash 7.23%14.73%6.94%

Summary

FirstCash beats Maximus on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding FCFS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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FCFS vs. The Competition

MetricFirstCashretail IndustryBusiness SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$5.34B$1.33B$6.91B$7.98B
Dividend Yield1.19%3.51%2.87%3.91%
P/E Ratio22.9111.4618.9917.23
Price / Sales1.704.471,100.1285.85
Price / Cash6.7888.2028.5831.98
Price / Book2.612.214.914.64
Net Income$219.30M$32.53M$117.80M$217.28M
7 Day Performance-1.41%9.55%1.61%2.90%
1 Month Performance-9.88%12.13%5.63%6.66%
1 Year Performance15.38%6.81%9.11%9.89%

FirstCash Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MMS
Maximus
3.1981 of 5 stars
$86.36
+1.3%
$102.00
+18.1%
+5.1%$5.25B$4.90B22.6739,600Ex-Dividend
Positive News
RCM
R1 RCM
4.6623 of 5 stars
$12.22
+2.3%
$16.71
+36.8%
-25.9%$5.15B$2.25B-152.7530,000
TNET
TriNet Group
3.7623 of 5 stars
$101.00
-1.0%
$117.50
+16.3%
+12.4%$5.11B$4.92B16.563,600Positive News
FOUR
Shift4 Payments
4.6885 of 5 stars
$64.99
-1.1%
$83.75
+28.9%
+3.3%$5.60B$2.56B43.623,030Analyst Forecast
Insider Buying
Short Interest ↓
MARA
Marathon Digital
1.1121 of 5 stars
$18.07
+4.7%
$19.69
+8.9%
+107.4%$4.93B$501.57M8.4060Short Interest ↑
Gap Up
EXLS
ExlService
4.3942 of 5 stars
$30.27
-0.4%
$37.00
+22.2%
+0.9%$4.92B$1.67B27.9854,000Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓
AUR
Aurora Innovation
1.183 of 5 stars
$3.14
+4.0%
$3.75
+19.4%
+83.9%$4.82B$68M-5.711,800Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
EXPO
Exponent
2.1626 of 5 stars
$94.40
-0.3%
$99.50
+5.4%
+7.1%$4.79B$536.77M47.681,320Insider Selling
DNB
Dun & Bradstreet
3.0893 of 5 stars
$10.67
+1.1%
$13.64
+27.9%
+6.1%$4.72B$2.31B-133.386,414Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
NVEI
Nuvei
2.5869 of 5 stars
$32.25
+0.1%
$32.06
-0.6%
-0.8%$4.50B$1.19B-806.252,202

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This page (NASDAQ:FCFS) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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