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

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$19.11 -0.58 (-2.95 %)
(As of 03/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$19.69
Today's Range$19.02 - $20.08
52-Week Range$8.12 - $22.77
Volume2.76 million shs
Average Volume1.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.03 billion
P/E Ratio18.08
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.27
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; wheels and tires; and furniture, including accessories under rental purchase agreements. The company also provides merchandise on an installment sales basis; and rent-to-own transaction to consumers who do not qualify for financing from the traditional retailer through kiosks located 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, 2018, the company owned and operated approximately 2,158 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, including 44 retail installment sales stores; 1,106 Acceptance Now staffed kiosk locations in 41 states and Puerto Rico; 96 Acceptance Now Direct locations; and 122 stores in Mexico, as well as franchised 281 rent-to-own stores in 32 states. 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$2.66 billion
Cash Flow$12.6556 per share
Book Value$5.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.49 million

Miscellaneous

Employees14,000
Market Cap$1.03 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2019 (Estimated)
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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 30th. The company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.16. The firm earned $698 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $701.27 million. Rent-A-Center had a net margin of 0.32% and a return on equity of 21.15%. The company's revenue was down 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.04 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 Monday, April 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Rent-A-Center.

What guidance has Rent-A-Center issued on next quarter's earnings?

Rent-A-Center updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, February, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.75-2.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.77. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.585-2.5630 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.62 billion.Rent-A-Center also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.75-2.15 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for RCII?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Rent-A-Center's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Rent-A-Center's stock price to reach $18.0783 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.4%. 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, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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?

Media headlines about RCII stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Rent-A-Center earned a daily sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Rent-A-Center own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Rent-A-Center investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), General Electric (GE), Aaron's (AAN), Caterpillar (CAT), Mcdonald's (MCD), Seagate Technology (STX), Sirius XM (SIRI), Veeva Systems (VEEV) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.42%), Engaged Capital LLC (9.97%), Water Island Capital LLC (4.56%), LMR Partners LLP (3.68%), Millennium Management LLC (2.59%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.69%). Company insiders that own Rent-A-Center stock include Catherine M Skula, Christopher A Korst, Engaged Capital Llc, Fred E Herman, Mark E Speese and Steven L Pepper. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rent-A-Center.

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

RCII stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brandes Investment Partners LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Paloma Partners Management Co, Signia Capital Management LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Exane Asset Management and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Rent-A-Center company stock in the last year include Catherine M Skula, Christopher A Korst, Engaged Capital Llc and Fred E Herman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rent-A-Center.

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

RCII stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LMR Partners LLP, Millennium Management LLC, Engaged Capital LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Norges Bank, Water Island Capital LLC, P Schoenfeld Asset Management LP and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Rent-A-Center stock in the last two years include Engaged Capital Llc, 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 $19.11.

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

Rent-A-Center has a market capitalization of $1.03 billion and generates $2.66 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $8.49 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.06 on an earnings per share basis. Rent-A-Center employs 14,000 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:  321 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  374 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  695
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 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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