NASDAQ:RCII - Rent-A-Center Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$17.23 +0.75 (+4.55 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$16.48
Today's Range$16.57 - $17.31
52-Week Range$7.22 - $17.33
Volume2.58 million shs
Average Volume1.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$922.06 million
P/E Ratio-31.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.34
Rent-A-Center, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, leases household durable goods to customers on a rent-to-own basis. The company operates through four segments: Core U.S., Acceptance Now, Mexico, and Franchising. It offers durable products, such as consumer electronics; appliances; computers, including tablets; smartphones; and furniture, including accessories under rental purchase agreements. The company also provides merchandise on an installment sales basis; and offers the rent-to-own transaction to consumers who do not qualify for financing from the traditional retailer through kiosks within retailer's locations. It operates retail installment sales stores under the Get It Now and Home Choice names; and rent-to-own and franchised rent-to-own stores under the Rent-A-Centre, ColorTyme, and RimTyme names. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned and operated approximately 2,381 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, including 45 retail installment sales stores; 1,106 Acceptance Now staffed locations in 42 states and Puerto Rico; 125 Acceptance Now Direct locations; and 131 stores in Mexico, as well as franchised 225 rent-to-own stores in 31 states under the Rent-A-Center, ColorTyme, and RimTyme names. Rent-A-Center, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryComputer & Electronics Retail
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:RCII
CUSIP76009N10
Phone972-801-1100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.70 billion
Cash Flow$12.7630 per share
Book Value$5.11 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees18,300
Market Cap$922.06 million
OptionableOptionable

Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ:RCII) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rent-A-Center's stock symbol?

Rent-A-Center trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "RCII."

How were Rent-A-Center's earnings last quarter?

Rent-A-Center Inc (NASDAQ:RCII) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 5th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.04. The company earned $645 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $636.43 million. Rent-A-Center had a return on equity of 6.16% and a net margin of 1.58%. The business's revenue was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.15) earnings per share. View Rent-A-Center's Earnings History.

When is Rent-A-Center's next earnings date?

Rent-A-Center is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Rent-A-Center.

What price target have analysts set for RCII?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Rent-A-Center's stock. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $17.50. On average, they anticipate Rent-A-Center's share price to reach $14.1940 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Rent-A-Center.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Rent-A-Center?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rent-A-Center in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Rent-A-Center.

Has Rent-A-Center been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about RCII stock have trended positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Rent-A-Center earned a coverage optimism score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Rent-A-Center?

Rent-A-Center saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,577,583 shares, a decrease of 51.1% from the December 14th total of 9,366,219 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 7,611,056 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.6 days. Approximately 9.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Rent-A-Center's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Rent-A-Center's key competitors?

Who are Rent-A-Center's key executives?

Rent-A-Center's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mitchell E. Fadel, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Ms. Maureen B. Short, Chief Financial Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Fred E. Herman, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Christopher A. Korst, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 59)
  • Ms. Christi M. Liebe, CTO & VP of IT

Who are Rent-A-Center's major shareholders?

Rent-A-Center's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.11%), Strs Ohio (0.09%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), CENTRAL TRUST Co (0.01%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Rent-A-Center stock include Catherine M Skula, Christopher A Korst, Engaged Capital Llc, Mark E Denman, Mark E Speese and Steven L Pepper. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rent-A-Center.

Which institutional investors are selling Rent-A-Center stock?

RCII stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Rent-A-Center company stock in the last year include Catherine M Skula and Engaged Capital Llc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rent-A-Center.

Which institutional investors are buying Rent-A-Center stock?

RCII stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., CENTRAL TRUST Co, FNY Investment Advisers LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Rent-A-Center stock in the last two years include Christopher A Korst, Engaged Capital Llc, Mark E Denman, Mark E Speese and Steven L Pepper. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rent-A-Center.

How do I buy shares of Rent-A-Center?

Shares of RCII can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Rent-A-Center's stock price today?

One share of RCII stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.23.

How big of a company is Rent-A-Center?

Rent-A-Center has a market capitalization of $922.06 million and generates $2.70 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $6.65 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.54) on an earnings per share basis. Rent-A-Center employs 18,300 workers across the globe.

What is Rent-A-Center's official website?

The official website for Rent-A-Center is http://www.rentacenter.com.

How can I contact Rent-A-Center?

Rent-A-Center's mailing address is 5501 HEADQUARTERS DRIVE, PLANO TX, 75024. The company can be reached via phone at 972-801-1100 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ RCII)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  310 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  358 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  668
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Rent-A-Center and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe RCII will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe RCII will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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